Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Jun 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who had lost touch with the rest of his party. We gave him some more time to walk out and he later met back up with his party, safe & well.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-11th-jun-2016/

Burnmoor Tarn – Mon 6th Jun 2016 – Callout 26 in 2016

The team was called out to help a walker who was suffering from a significant heat related illness near Burnmoor Tarn. He was assessed by team members including a doctor and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was called to help evacuate him to hospital.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/burnmoor-tarn-mon-6th-jun-2016/

Kirkfell – Sun 5th Jun 2016 – Callout 25 in 2016

The team was called out to an incident on Kirkfell but stood down shortly afterwards.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kirkfell-sun-5th-jun-2016/

Sty Head – Sat 4th Jun 2016 – Callout 24 in 2016

The team was called out to assist a male who had an epileptic fit near to the corridor route. Ourselves and the Great North Air Ambulance attended. The male was treated and evacuated by the air ambulance.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/sty-head-sat-4th-jun-2016/

Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Jun 2016 – Alert

The team was called to assist a group struggling to descend Scafell Pike with an ill group member. The duty team leader provided some advice and they made their own way down.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hollowstones-scafell-pike-sat-4th-jun-2016/

Napes, Great Gable – Fri 3rd Jun 2016 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police to assist a group of walkers on Great Gable. One of their members had become stuck on the scree slope of Great Hell Gate. The team leader offered some advice and the group managed to self help.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/napes-great-gable-fri-3rd-jun-2016/

Yewbarrow – Wed 1st Jun 2016 – Callout 23 in 2016

The team was called out to assist a male who had become crag fast on steep ground adjacent to Dore Head screes. The team located the man, scrambled to him, and roped him to safer ground. He kindly bought us all a drink (soft drink) from the Wasdale Head Inn.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/yewbarrow-wed-1st-jun-2016/