Incidents

Scafell Pike – Wed 22nd Feb 2017 – Callout 12 in 2017

Continuation of incident 12

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Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Callout 11 in 2017

Whilst descending with the 4 casualties from above the Mickeldore stretcher box the team was informed of two overdue walkers who had set off from Seathwaite into the Central Fells. Keswick, Duddon and Furness and Wasdale mountain rescue teams searched in tough conditions, before returning to base after midnight, without finding the missing pair. …

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Wasdale – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Callout 10 in 2017

Whilst we were dealing with the 4 walkers near Mickledore a further call came in for a group of 4 reported overdue from a walk from Seathwaite to Old Dungeon Gill in Langdale. As additional team members started to assemble at base a call came in that the party had made their own way off …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Feb 2017 – Callout 9 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 4 walkers who were part of a larger team who had become separated and lost / stuck on Scafell Pike. Using the compass feature on their iPhone and with confirmation from Sarloc they were located close to the path from Scafell Pike summit to Mickledore and …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Tue 14th Feb 2017 – Callout 8 in 2017

Team called by Police about a walker who sustained a lower leg injury whilst descending Scafell Pike, in the region of the stream crossing on the brown tongue path. The walker’s injury was stabilised on scene then they were evacuated to an ambulance for the journey to hospital.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Feb 2017 – Callout 7 in 2017

Team called by Police about a party of 3 walkers who’d become separated whilst walking on Scafell Pike. One of the party had managed to make it off the hill and was concerned about his 2 companions. Whilst the team was assembling at base the other 2 walkers returned and the incident was stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 5th Feb 2017 – Alert

Police contacted the team after being alerted by the family of walkers who were overdue after a day on Scafell Pike. SMS sent to overdue persons mobile requesting they contact the team leader when message received. As the TL was gathering details from the informant and about to request a search to the car park …

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Slight Side, Scafell – Sun 5th Feb 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become lost whilst descending Scafell. While the team leader was discussing options with then they saw walkers ahead so headed after them.

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Yewbarrow – Sat 4th Feb 2017 – Callout 6 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young man who had fallen on scree near Stirrup Crag on Yewbarrow and as a result had a laceration on his leg that was making walking difficult. He was patched up by other members of his party and then was helped to walk back down to Overbeck.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Feb 2017 – Callout 5 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who had spent an unscheduled night out on Scafell Pike and were now requesting help to get off the mountain. It was initially difficult to locate them due to difficulty getting a phone signal. Later they were located with the help of Sarloc and …

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