Incidents

Napes, Great Gable – Sat 28th Jun 2014 – Callout 25 in 2014 (limited)

We were called by Police to help a group of 3 walkers who had become stuck in steep loose ground whilst descending the White Napes ridge on Great Gable. We were able to locate them from a flashing light then climbed up to the location. Once on scene the 3 walkers were provided with helmets …

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Great Gable – Thu 26th Jun 2014 – Callout 24 in 2014

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have fallen somewhere in the Napes Needle area on Great Gable, injured his wrist and also had a period of unconsciousness. Given the location and reported injuries an RAF Sea King helicopter was requested. The team and helicopter arrived at the same time …

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Other Location – Sun 22nd Jun 2014 – Callout 23 in 2014

The team was contacted by the Duddon & Furness Team Leader to assist in a search for a missing lady in the Millom area. As the team were responding, thankfully, the missing lady was found safe and well by the Duddon & Furness team. This incident happened shortly after we had finished the previous incident …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jun 2014 – Callout 22 in 2014

The team was called out to an 11 year old boy took a fall and pulled a rock on top of his leg. He was treated by the team and carried on a stretcher from Scafell Pike back to Wasdale. The team then transported him and his mum to West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment. …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 21st Jun 2014 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist a female walker who had a knee injury. After some advice over the phone from the Team Leader the female walked, assisted by her friends to Wasdale Head. No further action was required from the team.

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Greta Gill, Scafell Pike – Tue 17th Jun 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who had become lost on his descent of Scafell Pike. Using coordinates from his phone we established he was on the side of the left branch of Greta Gill just below the Corridor route path. He was given directions over the phone and then walked off without …

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Sty Head – Sat 31st May 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker with a twisted ankle. On investigation it turned out they were in the Keswick team area and we passed the call on.

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