Incidents

Dent Fell – Sat 27th Sep 2014 – Callout 49 in 2014

We were asked by Police to undertake a search of the Dent Fell area looking for a missing person. Due to the forested areas we were pleased to get help from the Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs who provided 7 handlers / dogs. One of the dog handlers bumped into a member of the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Sep 2014 – Alert

We were called by Cumbria Police about 2 walkers reported overdue after a 3 peaks attempt on Scafell Pike. The missing walkers made their own way off the hill to the Woolpack in Eskdale and we were able to put them in touch with the rest of their party in Wasdale who then came to …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Sep 2014 – Alert

The team was called about a party of four overdue on Scafell Pike. Whilst further information was being gathered they turned up.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sat 20th Sep 2014 – Callout 48 in 2014

The team was called about a climber stuck on steep ground on Scafell. The Sea King that we had been training with earlier in the day was back in the valley and lifted five team members to the summit of Scafell before searching from the air. The stuck climber was found on Continue reading »

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Allen Crags – Fri 19th Sep 2014 – Callout 47 in 2014

The team was called about a group walkers lost descending from Scafell Pike. The team was called out to search for them but then stood down when it was concluded that they were on Keswick MRT’s patch.

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Scafell Pike – Thu 18th Sep 2014 – Alert

Team called regarding a group of 6 overdue walkers. As the team leader was gathering information the group turned up safe and well.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Sep 2014 – Alert

We received a police call for overdue people on Scafell Pike. It was decided due to the lack of information that the teams (Wasdale & Keswick) would wait for further information before committing to the mountain. By morning the people had turned up safe and well.

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River Mite – Sat 13th Sep 2014 – Callout 46 in 2014 (limited)

We received a call form the police control room to assist the RSPCA with reports of a collapsed dog in the river Mite. The team was called out but just as the team reached the scene we were informed that the animal had made its own way home. Good result.

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Ennerdale – Thu 11th Sep 2014 – Callout 45 in 2014

Cockermouth MRT requested the team to assist them with the evacuation of a walker with a head injury on the shores of Ennerdale Lake. As the team were responding we were contacted by the Cockermouth Team advising us that the casualty was able to walk to the awaiting helimed.

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Dent Fell – Wed 10th Sep 2014 – Callout 44 in 2014

The team was called out to attend a collapsed Coast to Coast walker in Uldale. We stretchered the casualty to the nearby air ambulance for evacuation to hospital.

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