Incidents — Callout

Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Wed 22nd May 2019 – Callout 15 in 2019

The team was called out to assist a walker who had broken her wrist on Scafell Pike, above Broad Crag Col. The team splinted the arm and helped her walk down to Wasdale Head.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/broad-crag-col-scafell-pike-wed-22nd-may-2019/

Christcliffe, Eskdale – Thu 9th May 2019 – Callout 14 in 2019

We were called by Police about a walker who’d slipped whilst descending a path above Christcliffe Farm in Eskdale, felt their knee ‘pop’ and could no longer walk. The casualty was assessed at the scene, pain relief was given and the leg splinted and then they were carried down to the road by stretcher.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/christcliffe-eskdale-thu-9th-may-2019/

Broad Crag – Wed 1st May 2019 – Callout 13 in 2019 (limited)

We were called by police about 2 walkers who had become lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. Using “phonefind” technology, their location was pinpointed as Broad Crag, on steep craggy round to the north of the summit. A small group of team members found them and assisted them off the bad ground, safeguarded by ropes. They …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/broad-crag-wed-1st-may-2019/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-col-scafell-pike-sun-28th-apr-2019/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-wed-10th-apr-2019/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/wastwater-screes-tue-19th-mar-2019/

High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sun 10th Mar 2019 – Callout 8 in 2019

Team called this evening for a group who had initially become separated from each other and  having difficulty navigating off the hill. We initially offered assistance over the phone while sending a team out to ensure they made it down. The party was eventually located and safely returned to their vehicles.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/high-scarth-crag-eskdale-sun-10th-mar-2019/

Dent Fell – Fri 15th Feb 2019 – Callout 7 in 2019

We were called by NWAS about a walker who became unwell whilst ascending Dent Fell near Cleator Moor. The walker managed to make their own way down to the car park where they were met by team members and then handed over to NWAS Paramedics.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/dent-fell-fri-15th-feb-2019/

Dent Fell – Sat 9th Feb 2019 – Callout 6 in 2019

In the early hours of this morning the team were asked by Cumbria Police to assist with searching for a missing person in the Dent Fell area. As the team were deploying the missing person was found and we stood down.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/dent-fell-sat-9th-feb-2019/


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