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.

Scafell Pike – Tue 3rd Aug 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a walker who had sustained an ankle injury on Scafell Pike. A Wasdale MRT Team Leader had come across the casualty on their descent. The casualty was treated at the scene and stretchered down to Brackenclose to be taken to hospital by ambulance. Read more…

Broad Crag – Sun 1st Aug 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a walker who had sustained a knee injury on Broad Crag, (Scafell Pike). As a stretcher carry from there is particularly long, potentially dangerous, and difficult in any direction, air assistance was requested. The casualty was airlifted to hospital by Helimed 08 as Read more…

Yewbarrow – Sun 18th Jul 2021

Cumbria Police alerted the Team Leader of 2 people that had taken a 20 metre fall off the Stirrup Crag area of Yewbarrow. This was reported to the police by two different passing walkers. Because of the known severity of the terrain and reported possible serious injuries the Coastguard helicopter, Read more…