Incidents

Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th May 2017 – Callout 32 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young walker who had stumbled and damaged his ribs whilst descending the path from Mickledore. The Great North Air Ambulance attended and their Doctor was able to assess the casualty before he was taken in the aircraft to hospital in Carlisle.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 27th May 2017 – Alert

We were called about a pair of walkers overdue from ascending Scafell Pike from Seathwaite. They were given more time to turn up and they did.

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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Fri 26th May 2017 – Callout 31 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young man who had fallen at the swimming pools in the River Esk near Lingcove Bridge and dislocated his shoulder. The injury was reduced on scene by the team doctor after which the man was taken by stretcher to a waiting ambulance at Brotherilkeld. We were joined by …

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Crinkle Crags – Mon 22nd May 2017 – Callout 30 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help locate 2 people lost on Crinkle Crags. A small team went up from Brotherikeld but in the end Langdale members found the pair and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th May 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who had also become separated from their companions on a different 3 peaks attempt and was overdue. Almost as soon as the incident came in the walker returned to Wasdale Head and we stood down. Two incidents in a day relating to 3 peaks groups splitting up. …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 20th May 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become separated from their companions on a 3 peaks attempt and were reported overdue. Whilst we were gathering details they were reported to have turned up in Eskdale, safe & well and we stood down.

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Scafell – Fri 19th May 2017 – Callout 29 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who had taken a tumble fall down scree whilst descending from Scafell towards Green How and suffered a scalp wound and other cuts & bruises as a result. He was treated on the scene by team members then after a brief walk taken by stretcher down to …

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Stand Crag, Great End – Wed 17th May 2017 – Callout 28 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst trying to return to Seathwaite from Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. Their initial position was established with help from SARLOC and attempts were made to talk them down. Unfortunately these were not successful and a small team went on the fell to …

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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Sun 14th May 2017 – Callout 27 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. Unfortunately it was not possible to get in contact with the walker again that night and with a potentially very wide area to search it was decided to wait until morning when colleagues from Keswick and Langdale teams would also …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 7th May 2017 – Callout 26 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had sustained an injury to their lower leg near the top of Scafell Pike and it was reported they could no longer walk. Whilst we were gathering to respond to the incident we were informed that the walker was now making their own way off the …

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