2 walkers reported themselves lost descending Scafell Pike, they were well equipped and had head torches. A small team, together with Jess the search dog were mobilised to find them. One of the lost walkers had taken a photo from their location. Their father sent the team leader the photo Read more…
After training with R199 during the afternoon, the team had to request the same crew for an incident near Burnmoor Tarn. We responded to reports of an unwell person near the lodge and used our 4×4 vehicles to get as close as possible. The casualty was in a high level Read more…
We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a walk towards Burnmoor Tarn (and presumably onto Scafell) from Boot. They ended up making their own way off the fell, the walk talking a bit longer than originally anticipated.
We were called by Police about a walker who’d become separated from their party between Boot and Burnmoor Tarn. Whilst we were gather information the missing walker returned safe & well and we stood down.
We were called by Police about a lady who’d slipped on the bridge near Burnmoor Tarn and injured herself. Great North Air Ambulance also attended and was able to evacuate the casualty to a waiting land ambulance at Wasdale Head before we arrived on scene.
The team was called out to help a walker who was suffering from a significant heat related illness near Burnmoor Tarn. He was assessed by team members including a doctor and the coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was called to help evacuate him to hospital.
The team were called out by NWAS to assist with an incident near to Burnmoor tarn. Despite the best efforts of all involved including the air ambulance the casualty passed away. The team’s thoughts are with the family and friends at this difficult time.
The team was called to a walker near Bulatt Bridge, Burnmoor tarn who had a broken ankle. Whilst we were responding the casualty was evacuated by the air ambulance and we were stood down.
The team was called out to a walker with an ankle injury near Burnmoor Tarn. She was stretchered down to an ambulance at Brakenclose.
Team called out by Cumbria Police to assist a female with an injured ankle near to Burnmoor Tarn. The casualty had made her own way to Wasdale Head where she met the team. She was assessed and then was taken home.
The team received a call for help from a female who was lost near to Burnmoor Tarn. She was quite distressed and would not move so the team deployed a small number of members to guide her back to the Wasdale valley.
The team was called out to assist a group of 15 who had descended Scafell Pike into Eskdale. The group was located near Burnmoor Tarn after a detailed search on the Eskdale side of Scafell and walked down to Wasdale Head. 27 Team members involved.
Call from Workington Police at 1700 hrs regarding a report of two "elderly gentlemen" who were unlikely to be able to walk down without mountain rescue assistance. The Police didn’t have an accurate description of the location but knew it was somewhere in the vicinity of the Burnmoor Tarn path, Read more…
A 57 years old male suffered an ankle injury between Burnmoor Tarn and Wasdale. His wife descended to Burnmoor Inn to raise the alarm. Was carried off to safety.