Incidents

Seathwaite Fell, Seathwaite – Sat 29th Jun 2019 – Alert

Weather : Cloudy

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who reported they were struggling to make progress descending Seathwaite Fell. As this was on Keswick Team’s patch we passed the incident over but continued to provide support.

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St Bees Head – Thu 27th Jun 2019 – Callout 23 in 2019

Weather : Sunny & Warm

We were called by NWAS to assist in moving a casualty who had slipped whilst descending the cliff top path at St Bees and injured their ankle. In view of the location Whitehaven Coastguard also attended and both teams carried the casualty down to the waiting ambulance for the journey …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/st-bees-head-thu-27th-jun-2019/

Slight Side, Scafell – Fri 14th Jun 2019 – Callout 22 in 2019 (limited)

Team called this evening for 3 walkers who’d reported themselves lost after a walk on Scafell Pike. Their position was established using PhoneFine as being between Slight Side and High Scarth Crag. They were given some directions over the phone to start making their way off the mountain and were then met by team members …

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Muncaster Fell – Tue 11th Jun 2019 – Callout 21 in 2019

Weather : Clear

Team called this afternoon to support NWAS with a cyclist who’d become unwell whilst on the Eskdale trail. First responders and paramedics were already on scene. The team carried the casualty the short distance to the waiting ambulance.

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Penny Hill, Eskdale – Sat 8th Jun 2019 – Callout 20 in 2019

Weather : Clear

Team called this evening for a walker who’d taken a tumble off a crag and sustained leg and pelvic injuries. NWAS Paramedics were already on scene providing casualty care. Team helped to package the casualty and then move them down the slope to where the Coastguard Helicopter was waiting to take the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/penny-hill-eskdale-sun-9th-jun-2019/

Lords Rake, Scafell – Wed 5th Jun 2019 – Callout 19 in 2019

Weather : Misty

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves crag fast after loosing the route on Lord’s Rake and getting into steep ground. Their location was determine using PhoneFind. Team members then went to the location and using ropes extricated them from the crag and then walked back down to Wasdale. …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 3rd Jun 2019 – Callout 18 in 2019

Weather : Hill Fog

Team called by Police about a walker reported missing from a trip up Scafell Pike. As the walker was on their own a search was mounted over night to try to locate them. Team members from Wasdale and Duddon teams searched areas around Scafell Pike. Around 0600 the Duddon team made …

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Great Gable – Sun 2nd Jun 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself lost and exhausted after returning from a walk up Scafell Pike. Location information from his phone call suggested the walker was just below Gable Crag and in Cockermouth Team’s area so the incident was passed on to them.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 1st Jun 2019 – Callout 17 in 2019

Weather : Overcast

The team was called this evening for a walker who’d slipped on damp stones on the Brown Tongue path injuring their ankle and unable to weight bear. The injury was assessed on scene, splinted and then the casualty was carried down to Brackenclose.

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Esk Hause – Thu 30th May 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who’d torn their quad muscle and could no longer walk. Due to their position and intended location the call was passed to Keswick MRT to deal with.

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