Incidents

Green How, Scafell – Sat 25th Sep 2010 – Callout 57 in 2010

Call to attend to a walker with an injured leg on Green How. Air Ambulance attended but could not get close to the casualty due to sloping ground. They airlifted four team members to the scene who carried the casualty to a suitable pick up point. In all, around 15 team members attended. Incident …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Sep 2010 – Callout 56 in 2010 (limited)

Call from police to help two walkers (Three Peakers), male and female in their 20s who had set off from Wasdale in the early hours of the morning and were now lost in a craggy area. The Duty Team leader assessed their location via their mobile phone which put them in the area below Pikes …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Thu 16th Sep 2010 – Callout 55 in 2010

Two male walkers from the South of England were descending from Scafell Pike via Lingmell Col /Hollowstones when one of the (51 yr old male) stumbled and landed badly on his shoulder dislocating it. 15 team members attended including a SARDA search dog and a team doctor. The casualty was given analgesia whilst his shoulder …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 16th Sep 2010 – Alert

Call from police four persons two male two female lost in cloud on Scafell pike no injuries. Contacted the party by phone directed them to the path they walked off unaided

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Illgill Head – Wed 15th Sep 2010 – Callout 54 in 2010

A group of 16 year old male apprentices and supervisor led by instructors, were descending from Illgill Head (Screes) summit when one of the young adults went over on his ankle, and he was unable to walk. 14 team members attended including a team doctor, casualty care and analgesia was given, the ankle splinted for …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 13th Sep 2010 – Callout 53 in 2010

A group of four walkers visiting the area, a female in early 20’s and a male and two females in their early 30’s had climbed Scafell Pike and were descending when they found themselves totally cut-off by a raging stream (Lingmell Gill) that earlier in the day had been easily crossed with care. Very heavy …

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Lingmell – Tue 7th Sep 2010 – Callout 52 in 2010

Walker on the descent path from Lingmel Nose stumbled and sustained a sustained a suspected fractured ankle. The call initially went to the Ambulance service and a road ambulance and air ambulance were dispatched. This later followed by a call for MRT assistance as the casualty location was some distance from the road head / …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Sep 2010 – Callout 51 in 2010 (limited)

Call came into the team at 4.00 p.m. from Langdale and Ambleside team. A male lone walker was on the summit plateau of Scafell Pike (Car at Old Dungeon Gill, Langdale). Efforts to encourage him to find his own way down were unsuccessful so a limited call out was made. Seven team members including a …

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