Incidents

Pillar – Wed 28th Dec 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who had become stuck / unsure of their position. It was originally thought they were on Scafell Pike but this was later changed to Pillar when more information became available. With this news the incident was passed to our colleagues in Cockermouth Team who talked …

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Egremont – Sat 24th Dec 2016 – Callout 73 in 2016

We were called by Police to help them with an incident in Egremont and were assisted by Cockermouth Team who provided a group of swift water rescue technicians to support our own.

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Mosedale – Fri 16th Dec 2016 – Callout 72 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had stumbled whilst walking on the path towards Black Sail Pass and sustained a lower leg injury. This was splinted by a team member before the walker was taken by stretcher to the Wasdale Head Inn and handed over to an ambulance for the journey to …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 11th Dec 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become disorientated whilst descending Scafell Pike. The team leader provided directions over the phone and they made there own way off the hill.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 4th Dec 2016 – Callout 71 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 6 walkers reporting themselves benighted on top of Scafell Pike and needing assistance to get back down to the valley. A small team was sent up to provide torches, warm clothing and escort them back down to the valley. It has to be said the young …

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