Incidents

Hardknott Pass – Tue 29th Mar 2016 – Callout 9 in 2016 (limited)

The team was called out to assist Cumbria Police with an incident on Hardknott pass. As the team arrived we were informed that a passing Land Rover had helped resolve the situation and we were no longer required.

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Eskdale – Tue 29th Mar 2016 – Callout 8 in 2016

The team was called out to a lady who had slipped and injured her ankle in Eskdale. She was treated by the team and the North West Air Ambulance then transported by the team to the West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Thu 17th Mar 2016 – Callout 7 in 2016

The team was called out to help a walker struggling to descend Scafell Pike. We helped her down to Wasdale Head. Thanks to Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team who attended to help us in case a stretcher carry was needed. Fortunately it was not.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 14th Mar 2016 – Alert

A member of the public reported seeing a fell runner who they considered to be in distress. After further enquiries no trace of the runner was found, presumed to have self evacuated. Well intentioned false alarm.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 13th Mar 2016 – Alert

Team contacted at 15:25 today by Cumbria Police to assist two females who had become crag fast somewhere on Scafell Pike. Due to the lack of information provided by the pair with regards to their location, and that we could not regain contact, we decided to allow them some time to ‘self help’. As we …

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Shamrock, Scafell – Thu 10th Mar 2016 – Callout 6 in 2016

The team was called out after a member of the public reported someone shouting for help on Scafell Crag. The team responded and located a male stuck high up in a snow gully on Scafell Shamrock. Two team members climbed to the location, secured the male and assisted his decent with fixed ropes. The condition …

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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sat 5th Mar 2016 – Callout 5 in 2016

The team was called out to help 2 walkers who had become disoriented on Scafell Pike and descended into Eskdale. They were found near High Scarth Crag and walked back to the valley.

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Cam Spout, Scafell – Mon 29th Feb 2016 – Callout 4 in 2016

The team was called out at 16:15 to assist 2 people lost in the upper Esk below Scafell Pike. The team mounted a search and located the pair just above the Cam Spout waterfall. The pair were re-warmed and walked back to Eskdale. Please remember to take a torch, even if you think you have …

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