Incidents

Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 29th Oct 2014 – Callout 56 in 2014

We were called by Police about a family of 4 with a dog who had become stuck on the ledge above Broad Stand on Scafell. We located them near the abseil point and got them in the bivvy tent whilst we set up our ropes for a lower down to Mickledore. Each person and the …

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Fri 24th Oct 2014 – Callout 54 in 2014

We were called by Police about reports of a lady walker who had gone missing from a party walking by the Overbeck river gorge, near Wastwater. Sadly she was found in a pool below the main waterfall and had not survived. A Royal Navy Seaking which was training in the area helped us remove the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Oct 2014 – Alert

11/10/14 20:15 Alert : We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. The returned whilst the team leader was gathering details.

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Scafell Pike – Thu 9th Oct 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have a leg injury and struggling to walk off Scafell Pike although the location was uncertain. The call came in whilst we were training near Wasdale Head and we were able to search for her vehicle straight away which was not found. It …

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Millom – Tue 7th Oct 2014 – Callout 53 in 2014

We were called by Duddon and Furness MRT to help with a search for a vulnerable missing person in the Millom area. Just as we were starting to deploy the missing person was found by search dogs and we were able to return to base.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 5th Oct 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers, one of whom had returned to the Wasdale Head Inn reporting her two companions overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Whilst the team leader was gathering details there were reports of lights up the valley towards Sty Head and a team member went …

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Hardknott Fort – Mon 29th Sep 2014 – Callout 52 in 2014

We were asked by NWAS to help carry a lady with a leg injury a short distance into the North West Air Ambulance at Hardknott Fort in Eskdale.

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Angle Tarn – Sun 28th Sep 2014 – Callout 51 in 2014

We were called by Keswick team to help with a search around Scafell Pike. A walker had been reported overdue and there were also reports of whistles being heard in the Middleboot Knots area on the Corridor Route. Together with Keswick team we searched the ground from Styhead Tarn through to Lingmell Col before going …

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Stony Tarn, Eskdale – Sun 28th Sep 2014 – Callout 50 in 2014

We were contacted by Police about a fell runner who had injured his leg on the Wasdale Triathlon, near Stony Tarn in Eskdale. A team doctor assessed the runner’s injury before it was splinted, then he was taken by stretcher down to Boot in Eskdale where we handed over to the Ambulance.

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