Incidents — Overbeck

Overbeck, Wasdale – Sat 1st Jul 2017 – Callout 39 in 2017 (limited)

Whilst attending callout 38 we were also called by Police about a dog and owner who had become stuck in Overbeck Gully. The dog was recovered by a local farmer and was out of the gully when we arrived.

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Thu 6th Aug 2015 – Callout 35 in 2015

We were called by Police about a young walker who had suffered a seizure on the path just up from Overbeck Car Park. A team doctor attend and provided casualty care. GNAA paramedics also attended the scene. The young lady was then carried down to the car park by stretcher and taken to hospital.

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Fri 24th Oct 2014 – Callout 54 in 2014

We were called by Police about reports of a lady walker who had gone missing from a party walking by the Overbeck river gorge, near Wastwater. Sadly she was found in a pool below the main waterfall and had not survived. A Royal Navy Seaking which was training in the area helped us remove the …

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Fri 7th Jun 2013 – Callout 29 in 2013

Whilst the team was responding to the Great Gable incident a call came in for a walker with a broken ankle a few kilometers above Overbeck car park. Dudden and Furness MRT were called in to deal with this incident with …

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Sat 17th Jan 2004 – Callout 1 in 2004

The team were called by the police to respond to a call for help from a male walker in his early 60’s who had slipped and injured his ankle whilst walking on the Overbeck to Dorehead path. He was found by a passing walker who used his mobile phone to raise the alarm. The injured …

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