Incidents — Broad Crag Col

Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sat 7th Sep 2019 – Callout 47 in 2019

We were called by Police about a walker who had slipped whilst descending to Broad Crag Col on the way up Scafell Pike injuring their ankle. A team member who was already on the fell went to the scene and assessed the injury. In view of the location high on Broad Crag assistance was called …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 4th Jul 2019 – Callout 24 in 2019

Weather : Cloud above 600m

 

Team called this afternoon for a walker who’d slipped whilst descending from Scafell Pike summit towards Broad Crag Col and injured their upper arm. In view of the location high on the mountain the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team were called as was the Coastguard helicopter from Prestwick. …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Wed 22nd May 2019 – Callout 15 in 2019

The team was called out to assist a walker who had broken her wrist on Scafell Pike, above Broad Crag Col. The team splinted the arm and helped her walk down to Wasdale Head.

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Tue 20th Mar 2018 – Callout 9 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who had slid on hard snow whilst descending from Scafell Pike towards Broad Crag and injured their back / pelvic region. The Great North Air Ambulance attended but was not able to land close by so instead ferried team members closer to the scene. The coastguard helicopter …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Mar 2017 – Callout 17 in 2017

Whilst on the way to the Broad Crag incident, the team received a call from a group of three who had got lost descending Scafell Pike. Resources were diverted to search likely locations en-route to the first incident and the three were found below Broad Crag Col on the northern side. They walked down …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Sep 2015 – Callout 49 in 2015

We were called by Police about a walker who had fallen whilst descending the ridge from Scafell Pike to Broad Crag col and injured his ribs. Given the difficult location we ask Duddon & Furness team for assistance and also air support from the Navy Seaking from HMS Gannet. The casualty was found just at …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 6th Nov 2014 – Callout 58 in 2014

The team was called by police at 02:45 after a missing collie called Jasper had been found at Broad Crag Col and assistance was needed getting him down to the valley. Jasper had been missing since Sunday and was last seen near Cam Spout in Upper Eskdale.

The team stretchered Jasper over a little …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 10th Jun 2012 – Callout 33 in 2012

Whilst we were attending to the injured woman on Pillar we were alerted by the police about a walker on Scafell Pike who had severe cramp and was unable to descend. Once the first casualty was stablised the Sea King from RAF Boulmer winched four team …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Tue 1st Sep 2009 – Callout 63 in 2009

Male walker reported with a broken leg on Scafell Pike. The walker was between Piers Gill and Broad Crag Col. He was given cas care and stretchered back down to the valley bottom. 17 team members were involved in atrocious weather.

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 8th Feb 2009 – Callout 9 in 2009

Wasdale MRT were paged by the police to respond to a mobile phone ‘999’ call. A male walker in his 30s was tonight recovering in West Cumberland Hospital after falling on Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain. The injured walker was in a party of three, all well equipped for the conditions and slipped on packed …

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