Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 30th Jun 2013 – Callout 33 in 2013

The team was called out along with Duddon & Furness MRT to search for a male who had become separated from his companion at 11:45. The missing person turned up safe and well at the Woolpack, Eskdale, whilst we were deploying onto the fell. He had walked out to the wrong valley. 36 MR personnel …

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Great Gable – Sun 23rd Jun 2013 – Alert

Call for a group of 9 reported lost on Great Gable. Significant work was done making enquiries without mounting a callout and in the end they may their own way back to their vehicle.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 23rd Jun 2013 – Callout 32 in 2013

Whilst we were dealing with incident 44 a second call came in for a party of 3 who had been stuck on the mountain all night and just managed to get a mobile signal. Two team members diverted onto the new incident with a bivvy …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 23rd Jun 2013 – Callout 31 in 2013

The team was called out at around 05:00 to help a female walker who had a suspected broken leg on Scafell Pike. She was treated by the team and transferred by stretcher to an ambulance waiting in the valley.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 16th Jun 2013 – Alert

We were contacted about a party of eleven 3 peakers reported overdue by their driver at Seathwaite, Borrowdale. It turned out that the party had descended into Wasdale by accident and had tried to contact their driver but the message didn’t get through due to poor mobile phone reception.

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Pillar – Sat 15th Jun 2013 – Alert

We were contacted, along with Cockermouth MRT by the Police about a group of 3 ladies who had gone walking on the Pillar – Steeple ridge and had yet to return. They arrived back whilst Cockermouth were speaking with the informant on the phone.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 8th Jun 2013 – Callout 30 in 2013

The team was called out to attend a walker on Scafell Pike who had sustained a leg injury. Casualty care was given and then 10 team members from Wasdale and 9 members from Duddon and Furness MRT stretchered the casualty down to Wasdale Head.

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Fri 7th Jun 2013 – Callout 29 in 2013

Whilst the team was responding to the Great Gable incident a call came in for a walker with a broken ankle a few kilometers above Overbeck car park. Dudden and Furness MRT were called in to deal with this incident with …

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Napes, Great Gable – Fri 7th Jun 2013 – Callout 28 in 2013

The team was called out to attend a fallen climber on Abbey Buttress, Great Gable. A Sea King helicopter from HMS Gannet assisted with lifting team members and equipment up the fell and then winched the casualty from the crag.

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Muncaster Castle – Mon 3rd Jun 2013 – Callout 27 in 2013

The third incident of the day was to a casualty at Muncaster Castle with a suspected hip fracture. She was treated at the scene by the air ambulance Doctor and then carried on stretcher to an awaiting land ambulance.

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