Incidents — Langdale Ambleside MRT

Hardknott Pass – Fri 28th Oct 2016 – Callout 65 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help look for and then assist a driver reported to be in difficulty between Wrynose and Hardknott Pass. He was found on the Eskdale side of Hardknott Pass and assisted back into the valley.

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Esk Hause – Thu 7th Jul 2016 – Callout 34 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team about a couple of walkers who had become lost on the Eskdale side of Esk Hause. Using Sarloc, Langdale team determined they were in our patch and passed the call over. A small WMRT team then located them near the specified location and walked them towards …

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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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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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Wrynose Pass – Thu 28th Jan 2016 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a driver who’s vehicle was stuck and difficult to recover on Hardknott pass. After some further enquiries he turned out to be in Little Langdale at the bottom of Wrynose Pass and we handed the incident on to our colleagues in Langdale Team.

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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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Scafell Pike – Sat 29th Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 6 who were making slow progress back to Langdale from a walk on Scafell Pike due to one of them having an ankle injury. Given their likely location we passed this incident to colleagues in Langdale team who then found the party in Mickleden.

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Upper Eskdale – Sun 17th May 2015 – Callout 16 in 2015

The team was called out last night around 21:00 regarding 2 walkers who were lost after descending Scafell Pike. Based on the information provided it was believed they were in Upper Eskdale and the team searched through the night in poor conditions of heavy rain and swollen rivers but without success. The search was escalated …

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Bowfell – Wed 24th Dec 2014 – Alert

We were contacted by Langdale Team about a group of 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk to Bowfell from Wasdale Head. Whilst details were being gather they arrived safe and well back at the Wasdale Head Inn.

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Central Fells – Thu 28th Aug 2014 – Callout 40 in 2014

The team was called out to assist Langdale Ambleside MRT search for two young men lost on their way back to Langdale on a walk to Scafell Pike. The initial search took place in appalling weather with strong winds, low clouds and heavy rain and sleet. When all search plans had been carried out by …

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