Incidents — Hollowstones

Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Mon 26th Aug 2019 – Callout 45 in 2019

We were called by Police about a walker who was struggling to make their own way down from Scafell Pike. An advance team met the walker and provided analgesia to improve their movement. With an indication of a difficult stretcher carry our colleagues from Duddon and Furness Team also attended. Once lower on the mountain …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 17th Aug 2019 – Callout 40 in 2019

Team called to investigate shouts for help heard by parties descending Scafell Pike. With little initial information, 5 WMRT set off carrying shelter, first aid and crag gear. With many members away on holiday, we once again had to call in DFMRT to boost our numbers. As we made our way up the hill, more …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Fri 17th Aug 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker struggling to make their way down off Scafell Pike due to severe cramp. In the end the cramp improved and they made their own way off without team assistance.

Unfortunately it took a long time to confirm they were safely down off the fell and we’d encourage …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Aug 2016 – Callout 54 in 2016

We were called by Police about a young walker who had slipped and sustained an ankle injury whilst walking in the Hollowstones area of Scafell Pike. He was assessed by a team doctor and then taken by stretcher down to Brackenclose.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Jun 2016 – Alert

The team was called to assist a group struggling to descend Scafell Pike with an ill group member. The duty team leader provided some advice and they made their own way down.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Mon 30th May 2016 – Callout 22 in 2016

We were called by Police about a young boy who had fallen whilst descending Scafell Pike and banged his head. The North West Air Ambulance also attended. In the end the by was carried the short distance up hill into the aircraft and taken to hospital.

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sat 28th Mar 2015 – Callout 10 in 2015

We were tasked by Cumbria Police to assist a lady from the USA who had slipped on Scafell Pike. The Great North Air Ambulance tried to assist but the weather prevented them from landing. The lady was treated at the scene by the team and then carried from the mountain to a waiting ambulance in …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 6th Apr 2014 – Callout 8 in 2014

The team was called due to a pair of walkers overdue on Scafell Pike. After is was ascertained that they were still on the fell, the team searched Scafell Pike, in ‘damp’ conditions, from both Wasdale and Eskdale. The missing pair were found unhurt by a member of Duddon and Furness MRT at around 14:15, …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jul 2012 – Callout 42 in 2012

The team were called just after midnight to attend a walker who had suffered a stumble fall on the Scafell Pike path in Hollowstones and broken her ankle. She was given analgesia and her ankle was splinted before being stretchered up hill a short distance to a good location for winching. A Sea King from …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Tue 5th Jun 2012 – Callout 29 in 2012

The team were called out at about 2.10am to attend a walker in his 60s who had injured his knee on descent from Scafell Pike. His leg was splinted before he was loaded onto a stretcher for the descent to Brakenclose. 12 team members were involved in the carry down which took about an hour. …

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