2010 incident 22(a)

999′ call received from an informant who reported a dog barking and whistling across the Lake on the Screes. When questioned it became apparent that the shouts were limited to one episode and that there was no real evidence that someone was in difficulty. A well intentioned false alarm. No Read more…

2010 incident 22

Rescue of a female walker in her 20’s who was descending Great Gable in a party of four. She fell and sustained an open (compound) fracture of her tibia (lower leg). She was losing significant blood and in addition a further member of the group had an injury to her Read more…

2010 incident 21(a)

Team called out by the police following a ‘999’ call from a walker who heard cries for help. When the team leader contacted the lady, she advised that the cries for help had now stopped and the person was able to make his/her own way off. Incident closed with no Read more…

2010 incident 20(b)

Team called out by the police for two missing walkers on the Pike. No action taken but decision to review again at 11.00 am the following day. They turned up safe and well at 9.00 a.m. Incident closed.

2010 incident 20(a)

Team called out by the police for a missing walker who had set off to walk from Boot to Langdale. No action was taken at that stage but the situation was to be reviewed the following morning. The missing person turned up safe and well at the Woolpack in Eskdale Read more…

2010 incident 20

Called out to rescue a 24 yr old male who had sustained a closed fracture of his left forearm. The party of six had left Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. Whilst descending the rock step above Greta Gill, a large boulder came away, falling down and Read more…

2010 incident 19

Female walker in her late 40’s slipped on the path between Eel tarn and Boot. Dislocated fracture of the left ankle. She was given strong analgesia in addition to entonox and was stretcher carried down to the vehicles. She was passed to the ambulance crew at Boot and taken to Read more…