Scafell Pike – Sat 26th Aug 2017

A walker fell at the summit of Scafell Pike and sustained a head & knee injury. Initially there was some concern regarding the walkers condition and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick attended and ferried team members up the hill. Once on scene the casualty was assessed by the team doctor Read more…

Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Tue 11th Mar 2014

Wasdale team was called out at 10:50pm for a large search of both the Wasdale and Eskdale valleys lasting 18 hours. Colleagues from Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, Coniston Mountain Rescue Team, Kendal Mountain Rescue Team, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team, Keswick Mountain Rescue team, Penrith Mountain Rescue Team, Kirkby Read more…

Pillar – Sat 27th Oct 2012

The team was called out to assist Cockermouth MRT with a casualty who had sustained a head injury after a slip. The casualty was on the High Level Route between Pillar Rock and Looking Stead. Fortunately a Sea King from RAF Valley was able to winch the casualty aboard and Read more…

2010 incident 12

999′ call from a male walker who had fallen down a gulley snow slope on Scafell Pike. Two 30 year old climbers from the Sheffield area were descending from Scafell Pike when one of them slipped and slid 100m down a compacted snow slope dislocating his shoulder. It took some Read more…

Callout 81 in 2009

Team called out to the rescue of a male walker in his mid 50’s who, along with a small group were carrying out a reccy for a mountain challenge. The walker had collapsed. A helicopter was requested and tasked from RAF Valley but due to the high winds and the Read more…

Callout 52 in 2009

Call from the police regarding two missing walkers. The walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike and 15 Wasdale team members plus a including a SARDA (lakes) search dog from the Wasdale team spent to night searching routes on the mountain but no one was found. /p> Following on from Read more…

Callout 42 in 2009

Call came in from the police regarding a missing 80yr old lady walker along with her daughter in her late 50s and three dogs. They had set off from Hollins Campsite at 7:30 hrs that morning to climb Scafell or Scafell Pike and had not returned. 19 Wasdale team members Read more…

Callout 05 in 2009

The team was paged to rescue a lady in her 50’s who was descending from Scafell area when she stumbled/slipped and sustained a suspected fractured lower leg. She had fallen early afternoon and had been walking with her husband. A passing walkers raised the alarm by descending the fell to Read more…

Callout 16 in 2008

Whilst the team were attending the fallen walker on Broad Stand, a second callout came in from the police regarding a group of three walkers, again on Scafell and fortunately not too far from the Mickledore incident. The group of three were scrambling up Deep Gill from Lord’s rake. They Read more…

Callout 15 in 2008

Police paged the team to respond to an incident on Broad Stand, Scafell . A group of five male walkers from the Midlands were descending from the summit of Scafell via the Broad Stand route when one of their party, a male in his late 40’s fell whilst climbing down Read more…

2003 Rescue 18

The team leader was called to rescue a male walker in his late sixties who had collapsed near the summit of Kirk Fell. Around 20 team members were involved in the subsequent rescue and due to the potential seriousness of the incident (suspect heart failure), an RAF helicopter was requested. Read more…