Incidents — Mickledore

Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Jul 2019 – Callout 27 in 2019

Team called by Police about a walker who was reported to have difficulty breathing whilst descending Scafell Pike via Mickledore. The coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was already in the area after delivering some equipment from a previous incident and was on scene quickly. The casualty was winched aboard for the journey to hospital.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 25th Feb 2018 – Alert

The team was called after a walker head whistles and shouts for help whilst at Mickledore.  This followed shortly by a second 999 call to request assistance for an injured walker.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sun 28th May 2017 – Callout 32 in 2017

We were called by Police about a young walker who had stumbled and damaged his ribs whilst descending the path from Mickledore. The Great North Air Ambulance attended and their Doctor was able to assess the casualty before he was taken in the aircraft to hospital in Carlisle.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Fri 7th Apr 2017 – Callout 21 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker in the Mickledore area with a knee injury who could no longer walk. In view of the length and difficulty of a carry we asked GNAA for assistance who subsequently flew the walker to hospital.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Tue 2nd Aug 2016 – Callout 40 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about 4 walkers reporting themselves lost somewhere near the stretcher box at Mickledore. We gave them some more time to either make their own way off or phone in again to provide more information. Later on as we were just about to start a search they made their own way …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Jun 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost near the ‘mountain rescue hut’, possibly at Mickledore. The team leader provided directions over the phone and with help from some passing walkers got them walking again back towards Wasdale, which took some time with them ultimately getting back after midnight.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Tue 11th Aug 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who reported themselves lost but next to a ‘mountain rescue hut’. It was apparent they were at Mickledore stretcher box and were given directions for how to get back to Wasdale. They then made their own way back to Wasdale campsite.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 6th Jun 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 2 walkers who reported themselves lost due to low cloud somewhere near Mickledore on Scafell Pike. They were given some advice by phone and as the weather was improving we decided to wait a while before responding. The group was later able to rejoin the path …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Thu 28th May 2015 – Callout 19 in 2015 (limited)

We were made aware of an injured dog that had been found by a member of the public near to the Mickledore stretcher box. A team member who was on the fell was soon on scene and a small team was dispatched to bring the dog down. Fortunately it was well behaved and able to …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Aug 2013 – Alert

The team was contacted last night regarding a missing walker. As the Team Leader was gathering information the missing person called to say they were fine and heading to Wasdale. False alarm with good intent.

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