Ill Crag – Thu 3rd Dec 2015

We were alerted by the ARCC that a distress beacon had been triggered in the Ill Crag area of Scafell Pike. Soon afterwards we were also alerted by Police providing some further information regarding a walker requesting help, although the nature of the problem was not known. A Seaking helicopter Read more…

Seatallen – Sat 27th Jun 2015

Our third callout of the day was to deal assist a fell runner who had fallen some 70 metres near the summit of Seatallan. Since we were already committed to the Great Gable incident, Duddon and Furness MRT dealt with this one for us. The casualty was located with the Read more…

Great Gable – Tue 30th Apr 2013

We were contacted by Keswick team about a man who was reported to have collapsed high up on Great Gable near Westmoreland Crags. Keswick team, along with the Great North Air Ambulance and a RN Seaking from HMS Gannet were already responding. We also mounted a callout and drove down Read more…

Broad Crag – Tue 28th Aug 2012

The team was called to attend a walker with a head injury on Broad Crag. Due to the remote location and lack of information about the casualty’s condition a Sea King from HMS Gannet attended and evacuated them to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. 13 team members attended.

2010 incident 23

Male walker in his mid 40’s with three friends from Berkshire were descending the rock step above Greta Gill on the Corridor Route when he fell around 40 meters down the slope sustaining chest, shoulder injuries and damaged knee. He was treated on scene by a team member who was 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…