Incidents — Lingmell Col

Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th Apr 2019 – Callout 12 in 2019

Full Callout, Scafell Pike Path, Lingmell Col

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had slipped whilst ascending Scafell Pike on the main path near Lingmell Col sustaining a blow to their head and arm / hand injuries. The team was out training in the nearby Red Gill area on Scafell and team …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Wed 12th Oct 2016 – Callout 60 in 2016 (limited)

Team called for 2 walkers who were disorientated whilst on Scafell Pike. They were located around Lingmell Col with help from the compass feature on their iPhone and walked back to Wasdale.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Aug 2016 – Callout 52 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a party of 2 reporting themselves lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. Using Sarloc they were located at Lingmell Col and then a team member who was walking in the area helped to escort them back to Wasdale.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 31 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker reported to have become hypothermic and unable to walk whilst descending Scafell Pike. We then received further reports his condition had deteriorated. In view of this the S-92 helicopter from Prestwick was requested. On arriving on scene assessment by the team doctor shown that fortunately the casualty …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd May 2016 – Callout 21 in 2016

We were contacted by Police about a walker who was suffering from chest pain in the Lingmell Col area. GNAA also attended and were able to land adjacent to the casualty and with the help of other walkers already on scene carry the man into the aircraft and fly him to Carlisle Infirmary. Incident closed …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 17th Aug 2015 – Callout 37 in 2015

We were called out to assist a lady who suffered a broken ankle on Scafell Pike. She was treated by the team and flown to hospital by Rescue 912 from Humberside. This was the first time we have used the new S92 on a call out. Excellent service and we look forward to future operations …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 25th Aug 2014 – Callout 39 in 2014

The team was called out to attend a lady near to Lingmell Col with a suspected broken ankle. She was treated on scene and then stretchered down to Wasdale Head via Lingmell Nose.

Post by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th May 2014 – Callout 19 in 2014

We were called by Police about a walker who had a lower leg injury sustained whilst descending from Scafell Pike towards Lingmell Col. The Great North air ambulance arrived first and provided medical treatment for the injured man before helping to ferry team members up to the scene to assist with carrying him to the …

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Mon 12th Nov 2012 – Callout 64 in 2012 (limited)

The team was called to help a pair of walkers who had become lost descending Scafell Pike. They did not have a torch and so once we had used their smartphone to locate them near to the top of Piers Gill a team of 5 members went to guide them back to the valley.

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Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike – Sat 7th Jul 2012 – Alert

The team were contacted by a lost group taking part in the Three Peaks Challenge. They were close to Lingmell Col and were given instructions over the phone to help them descend to Wasdale. After a short time they met up with another group of walkers who helped them down.

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