Incidents

Scafell Pike – Mon 30th Apr 2012 – Callout 21 in 2012

The team was called to attend a fell walker with a suspected heart attack on Scafell Pike. Air support was requested and the Great North Air Ambulance attended. They dropped off their paramedic before lifting team members, including the team doctor, to the casualty site. The casualty and doctor were winched off the mountain by …

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Buttermere – Mon 30th Apr 2012 – Callout 20 in 2012

The team was called out to assist Cockermouth MRT with a search for a missing fell runner in the Buttermere area.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Apr 2012 – Alert

At 03:30 a call came in for a group of 12 doing the 3 peaks challenge who were lost and tired. We gave them some advice over the phone, they made their own way off the mountain this morning.

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Greta Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Apr 2012 – Callout 19 in 2012 (limited)

The team was contacted by the police for a group of four walkers who were lost on descent from Scafell Pike. Their position was determined using their smartphone and they were given instructions off the fell. As darkness fell they were still not down so two team members went up the fell to meet them …

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Dent Fell – Wed 18th Apr 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding an 80 year old man who had gone for a walk this morning in the Dent Fell – Longlands lake area and so far failed to return. As the Police were passing the details the missing man turned up safe and well and we stood down.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 14th Apr 2012 – Callout 18 in 2012 (limited)

We were contacted at 00:30 regarding a party of  2 walkers who had become separated earlier whilst trying to travel between Wasdale Head and Seathwaite in Borrowdale. One of the party had made it back to Seathwaite and raised the alarm because his companion did not turn up.  Two members of the leadership were involved …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 9th Apr 2012 – Alert

Team contacted by the police for a group of missing walkers.  Whilst the team leader was gathering information the group turned up safe and well and the incident was stood down.

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 7th Apr 2012 – Callout 17 in 2012

The team was called to a attend a young walker who had injured his leg whilst crossing the boulder field on the Wastwater Screes. He was one of a group of six undertaking an expedition. Team members attended on foot from the southern end of the lake and gave casualty care whilst the boat was …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 4th Apr 2012 – Callout 16 in 2012

The team were called out at 11.50 to go to the assistance of 2 fell walkers who had been blown off their feet by very high winds as they were descending Scafell Pike, having turned round before the summit due to the wind. The lady suffered a serious head laceration but remained conscious throughout and …

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