Incidents

Ravenglass – Tue 31st Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about family reporting themselves lost whilst on a walk near the estuary of the River Esk, close to Ravenglass. They managed to re-find the path and make their own way to safety before we needed to respond.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported separated from a larger group now overdue. Fortunately the walker made their own way back to their friends before we needed to respond.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 27th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a family group who had become separated. Fortunately they were reunited before we needed to respond.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 27th Jul 2018 – Callout 35 in 2018

We were called by Police about shouts for help heard coming from the Scafell / Broad Stand area. Initially it wasn’t clear whether there was someone in difficulty but further phone calls followed by a team member who was out on the fell getting on scene showed that two walkers were now stuck on the …

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Burnmoor Tarn – Tue 24th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who’d become separated from their party between Boot and Burnmoor Tarn. Whilst we were gather information the missing walker returned safe & well and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 14th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost on the Scafell PIke path, as it turned out quite close to the previous incident. They soon bumped into other walkers on the 3 peaks and made their own way off without team assistance.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 14th Jul 2018 – Callout 34 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who had slipped whilst descending Scafell Pike between the slabs and ‘Pea Boulder’  injuring their ankle. A passing team member was quickly on scene and once other members arrived the injury was assessed and splinted before starting the evacuation back to Wasdale. Given the length of carry …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 9th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting their dog had stopped moving whilst on the final slopes to Scafell Pike from Broad Crag Col. Fortunately they managed to get the dog moving again and made their own way back to Wasdale without us needing to respond.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Thu 5th Jul 2018 – Callout 33 in 2018

The team was called to assist a walker who had taken a fall on the scree under Scafell East Buttress. With the help of Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, North West Air Ambulance from Blackpool and Rescue 199 from Prestwick the …

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Lowther Forest – Sun 1st Jul 2018 – Callout 32 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walk who’d injured their ankle whilst descending the steep bank at the back of Dent on the first section of the Coast to Coast route. They managed to hobble a bit further and then stopped, fortunately for us right by a forest track. The limb was assessed on …

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