Incidents — Kendal MRT

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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Straight Gill, Lingmell – Sun 15th Oct 2017 – Callout 88 in 2017

The team was called in the early hours of Sunday for a report of a walker overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. A search started at first light and when the walker was not found in the first few hours the effort was ramped up with search groups from Duddon and Furness, Cockermouth, Keswick, …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 21st May 2016 – Callout 20 in 2016

We were initially called by NWAS and later by Police for a walker who had fallen, possibly due to medical factors and injured his face. He was initially attended by paramedics from London who were also walking in the area and able to offer initial help and invaluable information for the team. There was a …

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River Kent – Tue 10th Nov 2015 – Callout 69 in 2015 (limited)

The team swiftwater technicians were called out to assist Kendal MRT in the search for a motorist who had entered the river Kent. Whilst deploying we received the sad news that a body had been found and we stood down.

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Gimmer Crag, Langdale – Sat 31st Oct 2015 – Callout 63 in 2015

We provided some support to Langdale MRT (who were having a VERY busy day) on Gimmer Crag with a seriously injured female casualty, thankfully as we arrived the helicopter managed to evacuate the patient.

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Waberthwaite – Mon 7th Sep 2015 – Callout 50 in 2015

The team was called out to assist Duddon and Furness MRT with a search for a man missing from the Waberthwaite area. Five mountain rescue teams assisted by search dogs searched overnight and through the following day. Just before dark the man was spotted by a member of the public on Raven Crag above the …

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Central Fells – Thu 28th Aug 2014
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