Scafell Pike – Sun 14th Jan 2018

A walker reported they were now stuck after sliding some distance down snow. The walker was located near Dropping Crag on Scafell Pike. After medical assessment it was determined they had injured their shoulder and had other bumps and bruises but after some simple analgesia were able to walk off.

Napes, Great Gable – Sun 8th Oct 2017

Team called by NWAS about a walker who had fallen whilst on the climbers traverse path on Great Gable, near Napes Needle and sustained a fractured wrist. The team had a number of members away at various training events and with a possible stretcher carry needed we called our colleagues Read more…

Lingmell Beck – Sat 7th Oct 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have slipped and injured their arm somewhere near the crossing on Lingmell Gill. We went to the location indicated and also checked adjacent paths and the Wasdale Head Inn but could not find any trace of the casualty Read more…

Scafell Pike – Sun 27th Jul 2014

The team was called by Cumbria Police to assist a man who had fallen and suffered a wrist injury. The team leader made some initial enquiries and ascertained that the man was very close to Brackenclose car park where his car and friends were located and that he was feeling Read more…

Wasdale – Mon 17th Sep 2012

The team was called to attend a fallen mountain biker on the path from Wasdale Head to Burnmoor Tarn. The North West Air Ambulance also attended and the team gave casualty care before stretchering the casualty a short distance to a waiting road ambulance.

On the way down with the assistance of D&FMRT

Corridor Route

The team were called out to attend a woman who had sustained a broken shoulder in a stumble fall near the bad step on the corridor route. The alarm had been raised by a member of the casualty’s group who had descended to Wasdale Head. When the team arrived at Read more…

Black Crag, Scafell

We were alerted by Police to a man who was struck on the head and wrist by a falling rock in the Black Crag area of Scafell. The man and his party made their own way off the fell and were met at Brackenclose by a team doctor. After assesment, Read more…

Nearly back, sledging to Burnthwaite

Skew Gill, Great End

The team were called out just after midnight to assist a male walker who had taken a 20ft tumble fall into Skew Gill from near the Corridor Route and sustained suspected arm and leg fractures. The casualty was given casualty care and analgesia on scene. His injured limbs were splinted Read more…

Callout 78 in 2009

Paged by the police for a 63 year old female walker with a fractured wrist above Hollowstones on Scafell Pike. A Keswick MRT member was already on scene. The casualty was given analgesia by the team doctor and stretchered back down the valley to a road ambulance and taken to Read more…