Hardknott Pass – Fri 28th Oct 2016

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.

The casualty being winched into the helicopter

Hardknott Pass

Call came in from Cumbria Police for an injured cyclist on Hardknott Pass road. The female cyclist was with another male cyclist when she left the road on a very sharp bend and continued down the fell side for around 50m. Around 17 team members attended the incident along with Read more…

2010 incident 53

Call came in for the team to assist an incident on Hardknott Pass. This was an ambulance assist to recover a motorcyclist who had fallen from his bike on Hardknott and had a suspected broken / dislocated hip. Two team members were already on scene (via first responder alert) and Read more…

2010 incident 26

‘999’ call to the police from a stranded motorist on Hardknott Pass. When the need for the team to respond was questioned by the Leader, the police advised that life was at risk as the car was over the edge. 5 team members attended following a limited callout but before Read more…

Alert in 2010

Call from a male and female couple who were stuck in their car on Hardknott pass in icy conditions with a 3 month old baby. The team Landrover was sent out but they managed to get turned round and got back down. Landrover turned back and incident closed with no Read more…

Callout 12 in 2009

Cumbria police paged the team to help rescue a 10 yr old girl who had slipped on Hardknott Pass and broken her leg. The team vehicle could only get as far up as the Roman Fort and proceeded on foot. The girl was given medical treatment on the fell and Read more…