Incidents

Lingmell – Wed 29th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about shouts for help being heard at the Wasdale Campsite coming from the direction of Lingmell. Police Officers attended and after a brief search met a walker who had been shouting for help but as it became light made their own way off the hill.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 27th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost in mist on Scafell Pike. The team leader provided some directions over the phone and they were able to make their own way down.

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Harter Fell – Sun 26th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of flashing lights in the Harter Fell area of Eskdale. After making further enquiries the Team Leader decided not to take further action during the night. On visiting the site in the morning an abandoned camping debris was found and the overall scene was left in a mess …

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Kirkfell Nose, Kirkfell – Mon 20th Jul 2015 – Callout 32 in 2015

The team was called out for a walker who had tumbled on the steep descent from Kirkfell down to Wasdale and damaged his ribs. He was treated by team doctors before being taken by stretcher down to the valley.

A short video clip of the stretcher run this afternoon.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Jul 2015 – Callout 31 in 2015

We were called by NWAS about a walker located on the main Scafell Pike path just above Lingmell Col who had aggravated a previous knee injury and could no long walk. GNAA also attended and the injured man was helped to hobble around 200m down to the waiting aircraft then flown down to Wasdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of walkers who were feared to be lost on Scafell Pike having not been contactable by phone. It turned out they were already off the hill, just out of phone reception.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 3 taking part in the 3 peaks who were reported overdue back at their vehicle. As we were making enquiries they arrived back safe & well and we stood down.

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Yewbarrow – Thu 9th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to be struggling to get themselves down off Yewbarrow following a fall. On further investigation it turned out the report was from a (well meaning) passer by who had phoned in but the injured walker was not asking for assistance and later made their …

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Haycock – Tue 7th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who reported themselves lost in the ground between Caw Fell & Haycock. As they had camping gear they waited in their tent for a couple of hours to see if the weather improved then headed out West down easier ground. They were later met by a team …

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Scafell – Mon 6th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who reported himself lost somewhere towards the top of Scafell. The team leader provided directions over the phone to first find the top again, then descend down the relatively safe slopes to the West and back to Wasdale.

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