Incidents

Great Gable – Tue 30th Apr 2013 – Callout 20 in 2013

We were contacted by Keswick team about a man who was reported to have collapsed high up on Great Gable near Westmoreland Crags. Keswick team, along with the Great North Air Ambulance and a RN Seaking from HMS Gannet were already responding. We also mounted a callout and drove down the valley to Burnthwaite Farm …

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 29th Apr 2013 – Callout 19 in 2013

The team was called out to Muncaster Fell to attend a collapsed fell walker on a Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition. She was treated for exhaustion and stretchered from the fell.

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Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Apr 2013 – Callout 18 in 2013

As the first incident was coming to an end a second call came in. Initially the location or nature of the incident was unclear but developed into a report of a male who was struggling to make his way down off Scafell Pike and had fallen over a number of times. He was quickly found …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-tue-23rd-apr-2013/

Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Apr 2013 – Callout 17 in 2013 (limited)

We were contacted by the Police about a couple who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike. We were able to locate them using their smart phone and then they were walked off the mountain by team members. 8 Team Members involved

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Scafell Pike – Mon 22nd Apr 2013 – Callout 16 in 2013

The team was called out to attend to a group of three fell-walkers and their dog who were suffering from the cold above Lingmell Col on Scafell Pike. After being warmed inside a bivi tent and given some further warm clothing the group were all able to walk down to Wasdale Head.

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Little Narrowcove, Scafell Pike – Sun 21st Apr 2013 – Callout 15 in 2013

We were called by Police about a 17 year old who was reported as suffering from Hypothermia near the base of Little Narrowcove in Upper Eskdale. We mounted a full callout in response but whilst assembling at base received a further call to tell us the cold person had recovered and no further assistance was …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/little-narrowcove-sun-21st-apr-2013/

Great Gable – Sun 21st Apr 2013 – Alert

Both Keswick and Wasdale teams were contacted by Police regarding 2 walkers who were lost somewhere on the way to Great Gable. Based on the information provided it was more likely they were in the Keswick team area and they were talked down by Keswick team to Honister Youth Hostel.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/great-gable-sun-21st-apr-2013/

Kirkfell – Sun 31st Mar 2013 – Callout 14 in 2013

The team was called out along with Cockermouth MRT to assist two people that had got themselves stuck on steep snow on Kirkfell. As the teams were responding, a Wasdale MRT team member walked into the two people who had become unstuck. 16 team members from Wasdale.

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