Incidents

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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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 7th Oct 2010 – Callout 58 in 2010 (limited)

Call from the police to help a group of five walkers plus a dog who were benighted on Scafell Pike. They were located at the wall on Lingmell above piers Gill. They had no lights, no equipment nor food. A limited call out was made and the group were walked back down the mountain. 12 …

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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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