Wasdale Head – Tue 21st Sep 2021

The team received a call that a person was suffering an epileptic fit at Wasdale Head, and that team resources were possibly required. After some enquiries, the team leader was advised that the casualty was safely off the hill and in an ambulance. The team was stood down.

Cumbria – Mon 2nd Nov 2020

The North West Ambulance service (NWAS) requested support from the whole of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Organisation, as for a while, they were inundated with requests for assistance and a large number of people were awaiting help. In the event we were not needed, but we would have been Read more…

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Dore Head, Yewbarrow – Tue 14th Jul 2020

A call came in at 16:08 from North West Ambulance Service regarding a 62 year old man who had sustained a head injury following a 30m (approx..)fall whilst descending the washed-out scree slope below Dore Head, Yewbarrow, Mosedale. With no further information on severity of injury, but potentially serious and Read more…

Scafell – Sat 27th Jun 2020

Two walkers reported themselves to Cumbria Police as being lost in poor visibility near the summit of Sca Fell. By using the PhoneFind function, the Team Leader was able to locate them quickly and then contact them by mobile. After initially directing them to safer ground, team members were deployed Read more…

Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 10th Nov 2019

After attending the Remembrance Day Memorial on Great Gable, the team were called to reports of a walker with a fractured wrist on the main path below Scafell Pike. Our Casualty Carers assessed and treated the casualty on scene before they were stretchered down to a waiting ambulance.

Wastwater – Thu 25th Jul 2019

We were contacted by Cumbria Police after shouts for help reported by an anonymous caller from the lakeshore. 2 kayakers were on dry land on the far side of the lake, one had been seen to be in the water. Neither had a buoyancy aid. The team responded along with Read more…

Wastwater – Sat 13th Jul 2019

As we were returning from the Mickledore incident a further call came from NWAS about a swimmer who reported feeling dizzy after getting out of Wast Water. Team was quickly on scene and provided medical treatment before a land ambulance arrived and the casualty was handed over to NWAS paramedics.