Incidents

East Buttress, Scafell – Sat 30th May 2015 – Callout 20 in 2015

We were called by the Police about 2 walkers who were stuck in Mickledore Chimney on Scafell East Buttress. A small team was sent to extricate them from the crag. As we were walking up reports came from passing walkers that someone had fallen in the Mickledore area. Given the potential seriousness of a fall …

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St Bees Head – Fri 29th May 2015 – Alert

We were called by Cumbria Police about a paraglider who had fallen at the base of the base of the St Bees cliffs. Given the location we asked for the coastguard to be notified and they then took on the incident and we stood down.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Thu 28th May 2015 – Callout 19 in 2015 (limited)

We were made aware of an injured dog that had been found by a member of the public near to the Mickledore stretcher box. A team member who was on the fell was soon on scene and a small team was dispatched to bring the dog down. Fortunately it was well behaved and able to …

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Burnmoor Tarn – Mon 25th May 2015 – Callout 18 in 2015

The team was called out to a walker with an ankle injury near Burnmoor Tarn. She was stretchered down to an ambulance at Brakenclose.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 24th May 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by a group of 10 taking part in a challenge event who had become lost on Scafell Pike. The team managed to established their location and offered advice over the phone to allow them to make their own way off the mountain.

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Wasdale – Sun 24th May 2015 – Callout 17 in 2015

The team was called out by Cumbria Police on Friday evening regarding an overdue wild camper. Due to very little information on the route taken the team was not deployed immediately. As time moved on and more information became available it was decided that the team along with our neighbouring teams would deploy a search. …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 22nd May 2015 – Alert

The team was called to assist a female who had become lost on Scafell Pike. The Team Leader provided a compass bearing and directions off the mountain. The lost person eventually made their own way down to Wasdale without the team being deployed.

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Eskdale – Fri 22nd May 2015 – Alert

The team was called by Cumbria Police to locate a missing group thought to be in the Eskdale area. Thankfully as the Team Leader was gathering details the missing group turned up safe and well.

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 17th May 2015 – Callout 16 in 2015

The team was called out last night around 21:00 regarding 2 walkers who were lost after descending Scafell Pike. Based on the information provided it was believed they were in Upper Eskdale and the team searched through the night in poor conditions of heavy rain and swollen rivers but without success. The search was escalated …

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Burnmoor Tarn – Sat 9th May 2015 – Callout 15 in 2015

Team called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female with an injured ankle near to Burnmoor Tarn. The casualty had made her own way to Wasdale Head where she met the team. She was assessed and then was taken home.

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