Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Jun 2012 – Alert

Whilst we were rescuing the casualty with a head injury a further call came in about a group of three walkers lost on Scafell Pike. Given that we were busy with an injured casualty, there were plenty of people on the mountain and we could not contact …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Jun 2012 – Callout 39 in 2012

The team was called out to rescue a walker who had taken a stumble fall and sustained a head injury on the Summit of Scafell Pike. After administering casualty care and with help from eight members of Duddon and Furness MRT we stretchered her down to Wasdale via Lingmell Nose.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Fri 29th Jun 2012 – Callout 38 in 2012 (limited)

We were contacted by Police regarding a couple from Kent who had got lost on the descent from Scafell Pike due to thick mist. Through mobile phone we were able to locate them as between Lingmell Col and the top of Piers Gill. They received further directions to get them moving to where they were …

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Unknown Location – Tue 26th Jun 2012 – Alert

The team was contacted for an overdue fell runner. He turned up safe and well as we were gathering information.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 24th Jun 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a party of twelve people who had been walking on Scafell Pike and were now lost on the descent. They reported that they were wet and cold. The team leader tried to contact them to get further details but was unable to make voice contact and after an hour …

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Unknown Location – Tue 19th Jun 2012 – Alert

Contacted by the Police for two overdue Coast 2 Coast walkers that had been reported to have walked via Scafell Pike. As it turns out the informant had a route card that detailed their walk which had not taken them via Scafell Pike, and were in Keswick MRT’s area. As we were gathering further details …

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Styhead Gill – Tue 19th Jun 2012 – Callout 37 in 2012

The team was called out by the Police for a male who had suffered from a suspected heart attack and taken a considerable fall. A full callout was initiated whilst the exact location was being determined. Further information placed the incident in Keswick MRT’s area. Sadly the casualty did not survive. Our thoughts are with …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Jun 2012 – Alert

A group of 4 had set off to climb Scafell Pike from Seathwaite in Borrowdale. They became separated on the ascent and one party arrived back at their vehicles with no sign of the others. After gathering details the team leader decided to leave more time for the other half of the group to return …

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Criscliffe Knotts, Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Jun 2012 – Callout 36 in 2012

We were contacted by Police regarding a group of 4 people on the 3 peaks challenge who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike and one of the party was now wet and cold. The team leader tried to establish their position by phone but unfortunately it was not possible to get a …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Thu 14th Jun 2012 – Callout 35 in 2012

The team was called when shouts for help were heard coming from the Broad Stand area of Scafell. A man was found cragfast and uninjured by team members who had ascended via Lords Rake and Deep Gill. He was assisted back up towards the summit and walked down to Wasdale via Green How.

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