Incidents — Gavel Neese

Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Sun 27th Aug 2017 – Alert

The team were called by a member of the public who had heard a whistle blowing whilst in the valley, as the team was dealing with another more serious incident at the time a volunteer took a walk round the area to investigate but nothing came of it.

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Thu 23rd Jun 2016 – Callout 29 in 2016

We were called by Police about a young lady on a DofE trip who had scalded her leg with hot water and was in significant pain. She was given pain relief and her wounds dressed before being evacuated to a waiting ambulance.

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Mon 9th May 2016 – Callout 18 in 2016 (limited)

Just as the evening’s training was coming to an end, we were alerted by Cumbria Police to assist with a couple of people struggling to get down from Scafell Pike. The team mounted a quick response and located the pair above Gavel Neese in Wasdale.

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Tue 11th Mar 2014 – Callout 6 in 2014

Wasdale team was called out at 10:50pm for a large search of both the Wasdale and Eskdale valleys lasting 18 hours. Colleagues from Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, Coniston Mountain Rescue Team, Kendal Mountain Rescue Team, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team, Keswick Mountain Rescue team, Penrith Mountain Rescue Team, Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team and …

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Sat 31st Aug 2013 – Callout 52 in 2013

The team was contacted to go to the aid of 14 year old boy who had a severe headache and had started to vomit. Due to this and his previous medical history the team was called out. As we were responding we received a call to advise us that the boy had made his way …

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Fri 10th Aug 2012 – Callout 45 in 2012

The team was called out to help a walker with a hip injury. He was assessed by a team doctor before being carried to an ambulance by stretcher.

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Sun 9th Oct 2005 – Callout 42 in 2005

A walker raised the alarm at Wasdale Head reporting that a 60 year old male walker had collapsed on Gavel Neese, Great Gable with hypothermia. He had been found by a group of walkers near the bottom of the wall on Gavel Knees, down by the side of Gable Beck. He had cuts to the …

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Thu 8th Sep 2005 – Callout 36 in 2005

The team were called to assist a lady in her early 20’s who had slipped on Gavel Neese on the way up Great Gable, approximately 200 meters above the intake wall on the path to Beck Head. The young lady had a previous back injury and during the fall had injured her back again and …

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Gavel Neese, Great Gable – Sun 10th Sep 2000 – Callout 34 in 2000

Call from Burnthwaite Farm. Two people had reported someone with a broken leg and gave the location as between Beck Head and Gavel Knees. Being near the farm when the Team Leader got the message, he went directly to the scene of the incident and alerted the team through the pager system. We found a …

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