2010 incident 75(a)

‘999’ call came in from a group that were lost and benighted on the descent from Scafell Pike. They did have a torch and were guided off the mountain by phone directions from the duty Team Leader. Incident closed later that night. No action required by team members.

2010 incident 75

Call came in from the Coastguard whilst the team vehicle was at Wasdale Head supporting a filmed interview with the BBC. A diver had surfaced too quickly from Wastwater and required assistance. Air ambulance had already been tasked. The vehicle with two team members attended. A road ambulance and air Read more…

2010 incident 74(a)

Request came into the team from a local guest house following concerns over a group of three walkers who had set off from Seathwaite and had failed to arrive at Wasdale Head. The group consisted a father in his early 40’s with his two young children. Two team members were Read more…

2010 incident 74

Call came in from the Police to respond to a male walker who had collapsed on his ascent of Scafell Pike. Passing walkers went to his aid and administered cardiac massage (CPR). An air ambulance was called in plus a RAF Sea King helicopter with winching capabilities. The air ambulance Read more…

2010 incident 73

Following a report of an overdue male walker in his mid 70’s, a team member with his dog Kipper went out on the fell to see if he could find the man. Kipper located him on the path down to Wasdale Head from Lingmell Nose. He was very tired and Read more…

2010 incident 71

Whilst the team were returning to base along the side of Wastwater they noticed a flashing light on the Screes path. Shouting across to the light there were a group of girls who were stick on the boulder field and only had one very small torch between them all. A Read more…

2010 incident 70

Two walkers, male and female in their early 60’s were long overdue on a walk from Scafell (Eskdale side) to Brackenclose. They did not have a torch and had a medical history. Around 15 team members attended along with a SARDA (Lakes) Search dog. The missing couple were quickly located Read more…

2010 incident 68

‘999’ call for a fallen male walker on the eastern slopes of Scafell Pike. The walker in his early 40’s had taken a tumble fall and received a head injury. An sea king helicopter was requested. RAF Leconfield were training with Langdale and Ambleside team in the area and assisted Read more…