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…

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike

Call from police.  Two seperate groups lost on Scafell Pike but now joined together (Total of 7 lost persons).  The Team Leader was able to identify their position as between Piers Ghyll and the Bad Step on the Corridor Route.  None of the casulaties had a map or compass.  They were given Read more…

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike

Team paged by the police regarding a report of shouts for help and whistles in the vicinity of the Corridor Route.  A full callout was initiated and the team searched the area around Piers Ghyll and Greta Ghyll but no persons were located and no calls for help heard.  On returning to the valley a Read more…

Scafell Pike

Callout from the Police for a female walker who had become separated from her partner in the Lingmel Col area on their descent from Scafell Pike into Wasdale.  The male partner had returned to the valley bottom whilst the female had continued to the summit.  On her descent she became Read more…

Scafell Pike

Callout from the Police for two lost walkers from the Midlands who had set off from Borrowdale on that morning to climb Scafell Pike via Styhead Pass and the Corridor route and descend via Broad Crag Esk Hause.  A mother in her late 40’s and 23 yr old son had Read more…

2010 incident 29

Call for a 35yr old female walker with a suspected fractured ankle on the Corridor Route down from Scafell Pike, near Chriscliffe gulley . Due to limited numbers of team members available, Sea King helicopter called in which assisted in the evacuation to West Cumberland hospital. 9 team members involved Read more…

2010 incident 28

999′ report to the police for an injured Labrador dog at Greta Gill. The dog was stuck on the bad step, Corridor route descent from Scafell Pike. The team responded and after bandaging the dogs paws assisted the walkers and dog back to Styhead Pass where they carried on down Read more…

2010 incident 25

Call from the police to rescue a 10 year old boy and his mother from the bottom of Greta Gill. The young boy had fallen about 10 meters into the bottom of the gulley from the main corridor route path (very close to incident 23 and 20). He sustained a Read more…

2010 incident 24

Whilst incident 23 was being dealt with the team were approached by the father of a 24 year old who was suffering from severe vertigo and could not proceed further. He was at the head of Greta Gill and needed to climb the rock step before making his way back Read more…

2010 incident 23

Male walker in his mid 40’s with three friends from Berkshire were descending the rock step above Greta Gill on the Corridor Route when he fell around 40 meters down the slope sustaining chest, shoulder injuries and damaged knee. He was treated on scene by a team member who was Read more…

2010 incident 20

Called out to rescue a 24 yr old male who had sustained a closed fracture of his left forearm. The party of six had left Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. Whilst descending the rock step above Greta Gill, a large boulder came away, falling down and Read more…

2010 incident 15

999′ call to respond to a 46 year old male who tumble fell 30 metres down scree near the bad step on the Corridor Route, Scafell Pike and sustained lacerations to his head. 17 team members attended from Wasdale and 6 from Cockermouth MRT. He was treated on scene, put Read more…

2010 incident 14

Mobile call from a female walker from Derbyshire who had lost the path in low cloud her walk around the area of Great End / Broad Crag. She had ascended via Grains Gill, Seathwaite. The incident was passed onto the Keswick MRT but following a request for support, Wasdale MRT Read more…

Callout 85 in 2009

Police call regarding a group of 6 x walkers who were benighted at the bad step on the Corridor Route, near Stand Crag. Team members duly went to provide light and to guide them as far as Sty head, where Keswick MRT kindly met the group and guided them back Read more…

Callout 66 in 2009

Police paged the team to go to the help of a female walker who had fallen 6m into a gulley by Greta Gill off the Corridor route. She had received a head and facial injuries and was with a party of 10. While the team were making their way to Read more…

Callout 59 in 2009

Police contacted the team to attend to a further rescue. A couple on a mobile phone were descending from Scafell Pike when they became lost in the mist and rain. They reported that they were cold and wet and hungry. They were only wearing ‘T’ shirts and shorts with lightweight Read more…

Callout 32 in 2009

Team paged by Cumbria Police. Two ladies lost on the Corridor route between Styhead and Scafell Pike. They were unable to cross the bad step at Greta Gill. They were met by a passing American walker who was helping them find an alternative route. The Team leader persuaded them on Read more…

Alert in 2009

‘999’call to Cumbria Police from 7 x Three Peakers who had left Seathwaite earlier in the evening. They became lost on the corridor route and requested guiding. The Team Leader advised that it would be light in three hours, it would take the team 2 hours to get to them. Read more…