Incidents

Wastwater – Sat 21st Apr 2018 – Callout 16 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about reports of a diver who had got into trouble on Wast Water and was under the water. Other divers in the area were able to bring the diver back to the surface from where the team boat was able to take him to the lake shore. A large multi-agency …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 15th Apr 2018 – Alert

Team was called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike as part of a 3 peaks attempt. After speaking with the informant it was possible to contact the missing walkers on mobile phone and it was determined that they were now in the Mickledore area after having …

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Middle Fell – Wed 11th Apr 2018 – Callout 15 in 2018

The team was called to a walker who had slipped and injured his knee whilst descending Middle Fell. Once on scene he was given analgesia, the leg was splinted and he was stretchered down to the road where the Ambulance took him to hospital.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 5th Apr 2018 – Callout 14 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had injured their ankle whilst descending from Scafell Pike on the Brown Tongue path. The injury was assessed on the scene and splinted by team members before the walker was carried down to Brackenclose on the Stretcher for the hand over to the Ambulance.

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Upper Eskdale – Wed 4th Apr 2018 – Callout 13 in 2018

The team were called out at 11:00 pm for two walkers who had climbed Scafell Pike and had not returned to their holiday accommodation. Duddon and Furness team were brought in to help due to the winter conditions and low temperatures and real concern for their safety. Around 20 mountain rescuers were involved in this …

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Green Hole, Upper Eskdale – Sun 1st Apr 2018 – Callout 12 in 2018 (limited)

Team called yesterday evening for 2 walkers who’d become benighted whilst trying to return to Grasmere from Scafell Pike. With some help from Sarloc they were located as being on the ridge that descends from Esk Pike into Eskdale, above Long Crag. In the end they managed to get themselves down to Brotherikeld where they …

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