Incidents

Great Gable – Sat 31st May 2014 – Callout 21 in 2014

We were called by Police about a walker who had sustained head and leg injuries whilst descending from Great Gable summit. GNAA attended and were able to evacuate the casualty who had relatively minor injuries before we got on scene. 15 team members involved, incident closed 15:00.

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Thu 29th May 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 4 reporting themselves lost on Scafell Pike. From the coordinates given they were located at Middleboot Knotts by Piers Gill. After some advice and directions from the team leader they were then able to make their own way off the mountain.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 26th May 2014 – Callout 20 in 2014

The team was called out with Keswick and Langdale Ambleside to search for a pair of missing young people on Scafell Pike. Thankfully as we were mobilising they turned up.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th May 2014 – Callout 19 in 2014

We were called by Police about a walker who had a lower leg injury sustained whilst descending from Scafell Pike towards Lingmell Col. The Great North air ambulance arrived first and provided medical treatment for the injured man before helping to ferry team members up to the scene to assist with carrying him to the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-col-scafell-pike-sun-25th-may-2014/

Scafell Pike – Sat 24th May 2014 – Alert

We were called by the Police for a group reported overdue from a 3 peaks walk up Scafell Pike. They later made contact to say they were safe & well and would spend the night at Wasdale Head and the team was able to stand down.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-24th-may-2014/

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 24th May 2014 – Callout 18 in 2014

We were called by the Police for a female walker who had slipped on the Brown Tongue path and sustained a fracture to the lower leg. She was treated on scene by the Team Doctor, including reduction of the fracture then carried by stretcher down to Brackenclose. Incident closed 19:00, 15 team members involved.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-sat-24th-may-2014/

Scafell Pike – Fri 23rd May 2014 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about 2 walkers who reported themselves lost on the descent from Scafell Pike. Using SARLOC the team leader was able to establish their position then provide directions to walk off the mountain.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-fri-23rd-may-2014/

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 14th May 2014 – Callout 17 in 2014

The team was called out to search for a missing walker who had failed to return from a walk up Scafell Pike. Along with other mountain rescue teams we searched all the routes up Scafell Pike overnight without success. A more detailed search started in the morning and sadly a body was found in Piers …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/piers-gill-scafell-pike-wed-14th-may-2014/

Scafell Pike – Mon 12th May 2014 – Callout 16 in 2014 (limited)

The team was contacted about two overdue walkers on Scafell Pike. A small group left our training session to check car parks for the missing pair’s motorbikes. Staff at the Wasdale Head Inn reported that they had seen two men who fitted the description earlier in the evening and so we returned to base. Shortly …

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Parton – Wed 7th May 2014 – Callout 15 in 2014

The team was called to an incident in Parton. We were stood down whilst enroute.

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