Broad Crag

The team were called to attend a walker with a back injury on Broad Crag. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Leconfield was training in the area and was able to winch the casualty aboard and fly them to Furness General Hospital, Barrow. The incident was stood down with only Read more…

The casualty being winched into the helicopter

Hardknott Pass

Call came in from Cumbria Police for an injured cyclist on Hardknott Pass road. The female cyclist was with another male cyclist when she left the road on a very sharp bend and continued down the fell side for around 50m. Around 17 team members attended the incident along with Read more…

2010 incident 68

‘999’ call for a fallen male walker on the eastern slopes of Scafell Pike. The walker in his early 40’s had taken a tumble fall and received a head injury. An sea king helicopter was requested. RAF Leconfield were training with Langdale and Ambleside team in the area and assisted Read more…

Callout 66 in 2009

Police paged the team to go to the help of a female walker who had fallen 6m into a gulley by Greta Gill off the Corridor route. She had received a head and facial injuries and was with a party of 10. While the team were making their way to Read more…

Callout 35 in 2008

Whilst the team were assembling for rescue 34, Police paged the team for a second incident where it was reported that there were possibly two climbers in difficulty on Shamrock Crag, Scafell. The male and female in their late 40’s from the Midlands, were walkers and not climbers, had been Read more…