Incidents — Eskdale

Eskdale – Tue 23rd Jul 2019 – Callout 33 in 2019

We were alerted by Cumbria Police after a Personal Locator Beacon was triggered at the falls in the upper Esk valley. The team was called out to investigate and stood down en-route when it was determined that it was a false alarm, and all was well with the group.

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Eel Tarn, Eskdale – Sun 21st Jul 2019 – Alert

We were called by our colleagues at Duddon Team about a group of 3 walkers who’d reported themselves lost after descending Scafell Pike. Originally the 999 call was fielded in IOM and it took a while for it to get to the right area. The PhoneFind from the Duddon leader put the group near Eel …

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Penny Hill, Eskdale – Sat 8th Jun 2019 – Callout 20 in 2019

Weather : Clear

Team called this evening for a walker who’d taken a tumble off a crag and sustained leg and pelvic injuries. NWAS Paramedics were already on scene providing casualty care. Team helped to package the casualty and then move them down the slope to where the Coastguard Helicopter was waiting to take the …

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Christcliffe, Eskdale – Thu 9th May 2019 – Callout 14 in 2019

We were called by Police about a walker who’d slipped whilst descending a path above Christcliffe Farm in Eskdale, felt their knee ‘pop’ and could no longer walk. The casualty was assessed at the scene, pain relief was given and the leg splinted and then they were carried down to the road by stretcher.

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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sun 10th Mar 2019 – Callout 8 in 2019

Team called this evening for a group who had initially become separated from each other and  having difficulty navigating off the hill. We initially offered assistance over the phone while sending a team out to ensure they made it down. The party was eventually located and safely returned to their vehicles.

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Blea Tarn, Eskdale – Tue 4th Dec 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about concerns arising from 2 dogs seen and heard persistently barking in an area of ground below Blea Tarn, overlooking Boot in Eskdale. Three team members went to investigate but were not able to find the dogs or any persons or belongings associated with them and with no reports of …

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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Wed 21st Nov 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell. Using phone find their location was established as High Scarth Crag on the side of Scafell. The team leader then provided directions by phone and they made their own way to the road in Eskdale.

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Eskdale – Mon 10th Sep 2018 – Callout 47 in 2018

The team was called after reports of shouting could be heard from Fisher Ground campsite in the area above Milkingstead. Upon investigation nothing was found and the shouting was put down to a local farmer gathering his sheep.

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Eskdale – Tue 28th Nov 2017 – Callout 101 in 2017

Team called this evening for a combination of shouts heard in the Brotherikeld area and 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk. Team members went to the area to see if they could hear the shouts or spot the walkers and in the end the walkers returned safe & well and the shouts, which were …

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Eskdale – Thu 26th Oct 2017 – Callout 94 in 2017

The team was called out this afternoon to assist an elderly gentleman above Christcliff, Eskdale whilst descending from Eel tarn he’d slipped and fallen a couple of times and tried to make his way down but called for help when the ground became difficult. Once on scene he was assessed by a couple of Casualty …

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