Incidents — Harter Fell

Harter Fell – Sun 26th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of flashing lights in the Harter Fell area of Eskdale. After making further enquiries the Team Leader decided not to take further action during the night. On visiting the site in the morning an abandoned camping debris was found and the overall scene was left in a mess …

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Harter Fell – Wed 23rd Jul 2014 – Callout 29 in 2014

The team was called out at around 15:15 for a young female who had an ankle injury near to the summit of Harter Fell, Eskdale. The casualty was treated by the team and transferred from the mountain on a stretcher. The team then took the casualty to West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment.

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Harter Fell – Thu 14th Nov 2013 – Callout 64 in 2013

The team was called out to assist a male who had hurt his arm on Harter Fell, Eskdale. As we were responding the man and his wife made their own way from the fell to their car. We continued with a limited response, when we arrived at the car park we discovered he had dislocated …

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Harter Fell – Sun 14th Feb 2010 – Alert

Call from the Police regarding a family who had set off to walk up Harter Fell. They became lost on the way down and wanted to speak to someone who knew the area and could help them find the way off. While speaking to them on their mobile they said they could see car headlights …

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Harter Fell – Fri 26th Dec 2008 – Callout 62 in 2008

The team was paged by the police to rescue a 70 yr old male walker who had fallen on Harter Fell and sustained an unstable tib and fib fracture (lower leg). The injury was treated and splinted on scene by the team doctors and he was carried back down the mountain on a stretcher to …

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Harter Fell – Mon 21st May 2007 – Alert

The team were paged by the police following a ‘999’ call from a male. His female partner had not returned from a walk on Harter Fell. Whilst the Deputy Team Leader was gathering details from the informant, the missing person turned up safe and well. Logged here as an alert and not an official record.

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Harter Fell – Tue 11th Jul 2006 – Callout 21 in 2006

Police paged the team with a call for help from a Dutch family. The female walker in her mid fifties was descending from a walk near Harter Fell to Penny Hill farm when she slipped on the path fracturing her left ankle and dislocating a finger in her hand. Her location was 10 mins from …

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Harter Fell – Mon 4th Jul 2005 – Callout 21 in 2005

Call from the police regarding a 55 year old male who fell whilst scrambling on the rock on the summit of Harter Fell in Eskdale. He sustained a laceration to the scalp and two very impressive black eyes. Given that it was a head injury, the causality was concussed and had lost consciousness for a …

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Harter Fell – Sat 5th Oct 2002 – Callout 44 in 2002

The team was called out to help locate a distressed man who had left his car at Eskdale and gone for a walk on Harter fell. He was found safe and well at Cockley Beck bridge by a Langdale Ambleside SARDA Handler later that evening. In addition to the team, a number of search dogs …

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