Incidents

Scafell Pike – Mon 17th Jul 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from an ascent of Scafell Pike. The walker later returned safe & well before we needed to respond.

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Kern Knotts, Great Gable – Mon 17th Jul 2017 – Callout 51 in 2017

Team called by Police about a climber who had slipped whilst leading a route on Kern Knotts and damaged his ankle in the process. Rather helpfully he had managed to get down close to the Styhead Path under his own steam. The injury was assessed on scene, then splinted before the climber was carried down …

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Hardknott Pass – Sun 16th Jul 2017 – Callout 50 in 2017 (limited)

Team called by Police about a car and its occupants stuck on Hardknott Pass. We were stood down when it was known a taxi was coming instead.

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Crinkle Crags – Wed 12th Jul 2017 – Callout 49 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help with a search around Crinkle Crags for a missing walker. As we were arriving in Green Hole it was confirmed that the missing walker had already been escorted from the fell by a DofE team and we stood down.

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Mitredale – Sun 9th Jul 2017 – Callout 48 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young walker on a DofE expedition who was suffering a mild asthma attack whilst walking in Mitredale. She was assessed by the team doctor before the group were given a lift back to their vehicles.

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Great End – Sat 8th Jul 2017 – Callout 47 in 2017 (limited)

As we were finishing the Brown Tongue incident we were asked by our colleagues in the Keswick team to support them in rescuing 4 people cragfast in Central Gully on Great End. Keswick team members were able to lower them down most of the gully then they were helped down the last few meters by …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 8th Jul 2017 – Callout 46 in 2017

we were called by Police about a walker reporting themselves as having difficulty walking on Scafell Pike. They were located on the Brown Tongue path just below Hollow Stones and the team then helped him back down to Wasdale.

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Stanley Ghyll, Eskdale – Sat 8th Jul 2017 – Callout 45 in 2017

Team called about a man with a head injury, sustained whilst walking in the Stanley Gill area in Eskdale and his companion who was now missing. The injured man was taken to hospital by NWAS and after a brief search of the Stanley Gill area the team stood down. The missing walker subsequently turned up …

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Buckbarrow, Wasdale – Mon 3rd Jul 2017 – Callout 44 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about reports of a scrambler stuck on Buckbarrow. Fortunately the team were training in the area and quickly on scene. The scrambler was located and then roped back down to safe ground.

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Scafell Pike – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 43 in 2017

Whilst walking up towards callout 41 we then came across a walker who was felling unwell. He was given medical attention, helped down to the road and taken to hospital in an ambulance.

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