Eskdale – Sat 25th Oct 2014

The team was called out for a reported cardiac arrest in Holmrook. As the team was travelling to the scene, the address was confirmed as Eskdale. The air ambulance, land ambulance and first responders were already on scene when the team arrived but there was nothing that could be done. Read more…

2010 incident 66

Call to attend to a walker with an injured leg on Green How. Air Ambulance attended but could not get close to the casualty due to sloping ground. They airlifted four team members to the scene who carried the casualty to a suitable pick up point. In all, around 15 Read more…

2010 incident 52

Police paged for elderly male in his late 60’s who had fallen in upper Eskdale and banged his head. He was with his family and his grandson had run down to Taw House Farm to raise the alarm with no mobile phone signal on the fell. He was located on Read more…

2010 incident 39

Call from the police to assist a male who was suffering from violent sickness and stomach cramps and unable to continue. The two males had left Boot with the intention of walking back to Langdale via Scafell and Scafell Pike. The casualty was taken ill on the Hardrigg Gill path Read more…

Great End – Wed 3rd Mar 2010

Call from the Police regarding a ‘999’ call from an informant climber who had observed a male solo climber, climbing Window Gully (140m classic winter route) on Great End. The solo climber had triggered an avalanche at the top of the climb and had not been seen. Keswick MRT were Read more…

Callout 36 in 2009

Male reported with breathing difficulties 10 mins walk south of St Bees lighthouse across fields. MRT required to assist ambulance service. Wasdale MRT doctor arrived on scene at the same time as air ambulance and the team was stood down.