Incidents — Mosedale

Mosedale – Fri 16th Dec 2016 – Callout 72 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had stumbled whilst walking on the path towards Black Sail Pass and sustained a lower leg injury. This was splinted by a team member before the walker was taken by stretcher to the Wasdale Head Inn and handed over to an ambulance for the journey to …

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Mosedale – Sun 17th Apr 2011 – Alert

Call from the Police on Airwaves as team had been on helicopter practice in the valley. Male walker reported missing by his wife. They had been walking in Mosedale from Wasdale Head and became separated at the ‘Y’ Boulder. He turned up safe and well an hour later. No further action required by the team.

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Mosedale – Sat 26th Apr 2008 – Callout 20 in 2008

Police paged the team to attend a 44 yr old male walker from Leeds who had slipped on the descent path into Mosedale from Wind Gap, Pillar and sustained a fracture dislocation to his left ankle. He was accompanied by a couple of colleagues. 22 team members attended and following casualty care and administration of …

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Mosedale – Thu 6th Oct 2005 – Callout 41 in 2005

Pager message from Workington Police regarding lost walkers. Three walkers hade been doing the Mosedale Horseshoe and after completing Pillar had made a navigation error in the mist where the path forks on the ascent of Red Pike. They were called on their mobile by the team leader and their position established. They were given …

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Mosedale – Fri 22nd Jul 2005 – Callout 24 in 2005

Call from the Wasdale Head Hotel. A group of local walkers were completing the Mosedale horseshoe and whilst descending Dore Head Scree, one of the walkers felt feint, passed out and fell approximately 15 feet (tumble fall). The weather conditions were very warm and due a medical condition he had feinted and taken the tumble. …

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Mosedale – Fri 27th Aug 2004 – Callout 30 in 2004 (limited)

The team leader was called by Cockermouth MRT to assist in the search for two overdue walkers who were doing the Ennerdale horseshoe. The father and his 17 year old son from London had set off late morning the previous day and their last contact had been at Brandreth (head of Ennerdale valley late afternoon).Wasdale …

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Mosedale – Wed 21st Apr 2004 – Callout 11 in 2004

Not an incident as such but could be classed as a proactive team response under the category of incident prevention.1130 hrs a large party of children had been dropped off at Wasdale Head and set off up Mosedale – they appeared ill equipped but no action was taken apart from noting where they were going.1530 …

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Mosedale – Sat 11th Oct 2003 – Callout 46 in 2003 (limited)

The police were called by a group of four lady fell walkers who were looking for advice on whether to proceed to Ennerdale. They had started their walk in Eskdale, walked across to Wasdale and proceeded up Yewbarrow, red Pike and were on their way across to Pillar via Wind Gap. The team leader spoke …

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Mosedale – Fri 9th Apr 1971 – Callout 2 in 1971

Fell-walker slipped whilst crossing stream. Broken collar bone.

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