Incidents — Hardknott Pass

Hardknott Pass – Mon 20th Aug 2018 – Callout 39 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a cyclist who’d fallen off their bike descending Hardknott Pass below the fort and sustained a deep gash to their knee. The casualty was treated on the scene. The ambulance had to stop at Cockley Beck so we took the casualty back over the pass for a handover.

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Hardknott Pass – Fri 3rd Nov 2017 – Callout 97 in 2017

The team was alerted by NWAS after an 18 year old female came off her bike descending Hardknott. With info a little sketchy and knowing a fall off a bike on Harknott isn’t much fun the team was called to base while further info was gathered.  After a call to the informant to gather further …

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Hardknott Pass – Fri 6th Oct 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported missing after going to look for their dog and did not return. Fortunately all were reunited before we needed to respond.

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Hardknott Pass – Sun 16th Jul 2017 – Callout 50 in 2017 (limited)

Team called by Police about a car and its occupants stuck on Hardknott Pass. We were stood down when it was known a taxi was coming instead.

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Hardknott Pass – Thu 1st Jun 2017 – Callout 33 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by NWAS to help move a casualty from a road traffic incident on Hardknott Pass to an ambulance. As we were mobilising we were notified the incident had been resolved and we stood down.

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Hardknott Pass – Fri 28th Oct 2016 – Callout 65 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help look for and then assist a driver reported to be in difficulty between Wrynose and Hardknott Pass. He was found on the Eskdale side of Hardknott Pass and assisted back into the valley.

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Hardknott Pass – Sat 13th Aug 2016 – Callout 48 in 2016

The team was called out for a second time in the day. This time to assist Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team with an incident on Hardknott Pass. We were stood down en-route as the casualty was airlifted by the air ambulance.

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Hardknott Pass – Tue 29th Mar 2016 – Callout 9 in 2016 (limited)

The team was called out to assist Cumbria Police with an incident on Hardknott pass. As the team arrived we were informed that a passing Land Rover had helped resolve the situation and we were no longer required.

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Hardknott Pass – Wed 18th Mar 2015 – Callout 8 in 2015

The team was called out to an incident on Hardknott Pass. We were stood quickly when it became apparent our help was no longer needed.

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Hardknott Pass – Sun 14th Jul 2013 – Alert

The team was on standyby for five Duke of Edinburgh’s Award walkers who were 4 hours overdue at their checkpoint at the top of Hardknott Pass. The group turned up an hour later.

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