Incidents — Rescue 936 from Caernarfon

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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Greta Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 30th Aug 2018 – Callout 45 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who’d slipped off the Corridor Route and fallen down a gully sustaining a broken wrist and other injuries. The casualty was first helped by a passing doctor. Two team members were diverted from the earlier incident and went to Greta Gil and provided pain relief and splinted …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 29th Aug 2018 – Callout 43 in 2018

We were called by Police about reports of a walker falling in the Broad Stand area on Scafell. A passing doctor first attended to the casualty and was later joined by the crew of the Great North Air Ambulance. The walker had two companions who remained stuck on the rocks above. Once on scene the …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 18th May 2018 – Callout 22 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who’d fallen off Broad Stand, badly injuring their leg. The Great North Air Ambulance arrived first and provided medical treatment for the casualty whilst also coming down to pick team members up and ferry them to Mickledore. Once on scene the team helped to package the casualty …

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 14th Jan 2018 – Callout 2 in 2018

The team spent 3 days searching for a missing walker on Scafell Pike. The walker was initially reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike on Sunday 14th January at 19:00. Team members who had already been to an injured walker near the summit searched in foul conditions but without success. Assistance was requested from …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 5th Aug 2017 – Callout 59 in 2017

Team called yesterday evening for a walker who had slipped and fallen around 20m whilst ascending the steep ground to the left of Great Gully on Wasdale Screes. He was assessed on scene by the team doctor before being packaged for evacuation. In view of the possible injuries and difficult ground the S-92 helicopter from …

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Great Gable – Sun 16th Apr 2017 – Callout 23 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have collapsed near the summit of Great Gable. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of his companions, he did not survive. We are grateful to the S-92 helicopter from Caernarfon who helped us evacuate the casualty from the mountain despite poor flying conditions and …

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Sat 26th Nov 2016 – Callout 70 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had tumbled around 100m after slipping on hard snow whilst walking between Beck Head and Gavel Neese on Great Gable. Team members, helped by paramedics from GNAA H63 and Buxton Mountain Rescue Team who happened to be in the area assessed the walkers injuries on scene …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th Aug 2016 – Callout 56 in 2016

The team was called out to to the Corridor Route near Skew Gill to attend a walker with an ankle injury. The casualty’s injury was treated and then they were carried to below the cloud base from where Rescue 936 from Caernarfon picked up the casualty to take them to Hospital. Thanks again to Duddon …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Mar 2016 – Callout 10 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become separated whilst ascending Scafell Pike and one had failed to turn up back at their car. In view of the freezing temperatures that night and poor forecast for the next morning it was decided to mount a search that night. As the point last …

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