Incidents — Haycock

Haycock – Sun 28th Aug 2016 – Callout 55 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had stumbled and dislocated his shoulder whilst on a steep grass bank on the way up Haycock. He was given pain relief on scene. The casualty was in an awkward position on a steep grass slope and the stretcher had to be secured on a rope …

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Haycock – Tue 16th Aug 2016 – Callout 49 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had injured their ankle on Haycock and could no longer walk. The North West Air Ambulance also attended and was able to take the casualty to hospital before we arrived.

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Haycock – Tue 7th Jul 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who reported themselves lost in the ground between Caw Fell & Haycock. As they had camping gear they waited in their tent for a couple of hours to see if the weather improved then headed out West down easier ground. They were later met by a team …

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Haycock – Sat 8th Dec 2012 – Callout 71 in 2012 (limited)

The team was contacted by a lost walker on Haycock. Their position was determined using their phone and they were given directions to the valley bottom. When we had not heard from the lost person nearly three hours later further investigations were made and a small group were sent to check out likely locations. The …

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Haycock – Wed 16th Mar 2011 – Callout 9 in 2011 (limited)

Call from the Police following a ‘999’ call from a male walker lost on the summit of Haycock. The Police reported that he had left Ennerdale and that his car was located in Ennerdale. The duty team leader, who was already walking in the Wasdale valley handed the call straight over to the Cockermouth team. …

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Haycock – Sat 24th Jul 2010 – Callout 35 in 2010

Callout regarding a missing 70 yr old grandfather and 10 yr old grandson. The pair had sent off from Wasdale Youth Hostel heading for Gillerthwaite Youth Hostel in Ennerdale via Haycock. 6 members of Wasdale MRT along with the Cockermouth MRT and SARDA search dogs were mobilised. The grandfather had injured his leg in the …

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Haycock – Thu 21st Dec 2006 – Callout 53 in 2006

Request from Cockermouth team and Cumbria police to respond to a ‘999’ call from a father and son who had set off earlier that day to walk from Wasdale to Ennerdale YHA via Netherbeck / Haycock. The became disorientated and ended up at Red Crag on the Blengdale side of Haycock. They could see a …

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Haycock – Sat 6th Jul 2002 – Callout 27 in 2002

Whitehaven police called the team leader to inform of a walker in his mid-sixties who was overdue. His wife at Keswick had raised the alarm. He had left his car at the pump house, Ennerdale to walk to Blacksail and return via Pillar, Haycock and Cawfell. The team leader spoke with the Cockermouth MRT and …

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