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…

2010 incident 66

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 Read more…

2010 incident 64

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 Read more…

2010 incident 61

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 Read more…

2010 incident 60

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. Read more…

2010 incident 59(a)

Call to the team from the police for advice on reported flashing lights on Scafell Pike. The Deputy Leader investigated the lights which were did not give cause for concern. The incident was closed shortly after the report with no further action necessary. The team occasionally is called out for Read more…

2010 incident 59

Two walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell. They were inadequately clothed and wet and cold with no torches. The Leader talked them down to a point where they believed they were OK. They were still lost at 7.00 p.m. although they could see a big lake in the fading light. Read more…

2010 incident 58

A male walker had set off from Wasdale climbing Scafell Pike and then followed some walkers to Scafell where he descended down into Eskdale, walked through Eskdale village and saw a sign and footpath for Nether Wasdale so headed for Wasdale. He got back onto the fell above Great Hall Read more…

2010 incident 57(a)

Two walkers who were attempting the Bob Graham Round found themselves completely lost, somewhere on the tops in the Wasdale area. They were poorly equipped with laminated map but no compass but not sure where they had been or where they were going. They were in shorts. They did not Read more…

2010 incident 57

Call from the police. A group were reported to be cragfast in a Gulley adjacent to Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike. A Deputy Leader (DTL) already on Scafell (Lords Rake) had heard the screams for help, and raised the alarm via the police. The shouts were coming from the top of Read more…

2010 incident 56

Whilst driving up the valley to interview the informant for incident 55 the leader was stopped by a passing motorist to say that there was a man lying in the middle of the road in Strands Village. The police were notified and the two leaders went straight to the scene. Read more…

2010 incident 54

Whilst dealing with incident 53 a further request came in from the police for three overdue from Scafell Pike back to Hardknott. Due to the fact that team members were already dealing with the motorbike incident, the team carried out a search for the three overdue walkers vehicle which was Read more…

2010 incident 53

Call came in for the team to assist an incident on Hardknott Pass. This was an ambulance assist to recover a motorcyclist who had fallen from his bike on Hardknott and had a suspected broken / dislocated hip. Two team members were already on scene (via first responder alert) and Read more…