Incidents

Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th Apr 2019 – Callout 12 in 2019

Full Callout, Scafell Pike Path, Lingmell Col

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had slipped whilst ascending Scafell Pike on the main path near Lingmell Col sustaining a blow to their head and arm / hand injuries. The team was out training in the nearby Red Gill area on Scafell and team …

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Ill Crag – Tue 23rd Apr 2019 – Callout 11 in 2019

Weather: Clear and sunny.

The team was called this afternoon for a lone female walker, lost and crag fast. Her position was quickly identified by Phonefind and she was contacted by mobile phone.

Having no map, compass or mountain experience and being too scared to move, in a complex area of steep ground, it was …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/ill-crag-tue-23rd-apr-2019/

Lingmell – Wed 10th Apr 2019 – Callout 10 in 2019

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who reported themselves crag fast whilst ascending the fell from Wasdale. Using PhoneFind their position was established as being on the West Face of Lingmell, overlooking Wasdale Head Inn. A team member who was in the area went to the scene and helped to escort the 2 …

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Wastwater Screes – Tue 19th Mar 2019 – Callout 9 in 2019 (limited)

The team received a call from Cumbria Police on Wednesday 20th March reporting 2x adults with dog stuck on the boulder field area at the bottom of Wasdale screes. One person had taken a small stumble fall and sustained injuries to their head and knee. A small group of team members located the people and …

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