Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 31st Oct 2010 – Alert

‘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.

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Wasdale – Sat 30th Oct 2010 – Callout 66 in 2010

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 ambulance were already on …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 25th Oct 2010 – Alert

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 involved gathering information at the …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 25th Oct 2010 – Callout 65 in 2010

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 landed on and the paramedic …

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Wasdale – Wed 13th Oct 2010 – Callout 64 in 2010

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 unable to make his way …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Wed 13th Oct 2010 – Callout 63 in 2010

Call from the police to go to he assistance of a male walker with a knee injury on the Scafell Pike descent route above Hollow stones. He was with two colleagues. Around 15 team members attended and casualty care was given pending the arrival of a helicopter. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Boulmer assisted …

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Wastwater Screes – Wed 13th Oct 2010 – Callout 62 in 2010

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 group went across to assist …

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Scafell – Tue 12th Oct 2010 – Callout 61 in 2010

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 by Search dog Ollie at …

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Red Gill, Scafell – Sat 9th Oct 2010 – Callout 60 in 2010

A second call came in from an informant who had heard shouts for help in Deep Gill above Lord’s Rake. Casualty was eventually located below Lord’s Rake at to lower end of Red Gill. The 42 yr old male casualty from the Bolton area was with a walking partner. He had fallen around 20 metres …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Oct 2010 – Callout 59 in 2010

‘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 with the rescue. Incident closed …

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