Incidents

Burnmoor Tarn – Sun 30th Oct 2016 – Callout 66 in 2016

We were called by Police about a lady who’d slipped on the bridge near Burnmoor Tarn and injured herself. Great North Air Ambulance also attended and was able to evacuate the casualty to a waiting land ambulance at Wasdale Head before we arrived on scene.

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Hardknott Pass – Fri 28th Oct 2016 – Callout 65 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help look for and then assist a driver reported to be in difficulty between Wrynose and Hardknott Pass. He was found on the Eskdale side of Hardknott Pass and assisted back into the valley.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 26th Oct 2016 – Callout 64 in 2016

The team was called out to help rescue a family group who’d become lost on Scafell Pike. They were located near to the top of Piers Gill then walked back to Wasdale by team members.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Tue 25th Oct 2016 – Callout 63 in 2016 (limited)

The team was called out to help a pair of walkers lost on the corridor route. They were located using their smartphone and walked down to Wasdale Head by team members.

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Upper Eskdale – Fri 21st Oct 2016 – Callout 62 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself lost after descending Scafell Pike, probably somewhere in Eskdale. It was difficult to obtain more precise information on his whereabouts until his Girlfriend rang in to say she was tracking him on the ‘Find my iPhone’ app and had a position for us. A small …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Wed 19th Oct 2016 – Callout 61 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself lost on Scafell Pike. With help from Sarloc he was located on the corridor route between Piers & Greta Gill. A small team was then sent to help escort him off the mountain.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Wed 12th Oct 2016 – Callout 60 in 2016 (limited)

Team called for 2 walkers who were disorientated whilst on Scafell Pike. They were located around Lingmell Col with help from the compass feature on their iPhone and walked back to Wasdale.

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Holmrook – Sat 8th Oct 2016 – Callout 59 in 2016

We were called by NWAS to assist with an incident near Holmrook. In the end there were sufficient numbers from the other emergency services and we stood down.

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Great Gable – Sat 8th Oct 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 10 reporting themselves stuck on scree whilst descending Great Gable. By the time the team leader phoned them back they had retraced their steps to the top and were making their own way off the mountain.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 7th Oct 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost on Scafell Pike. The team leader provided some advice over the phone and they made their own way off the fell.

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