Incidents — Scafell Pike

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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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 4th Jul 2019 – Callout 24 in 2019

Weather : Cloud above 600m

 

Team called this afternoon for a walker who’d slipped whilst descending from Scafell Pike summit towards Broad Crag Col and injured their upper arm. In view of the location high on the mountain the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team were called as was the Coastguard helicopter from Prestwick. …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 3rd Jun 2019 – Callout 18 in 2019

Weather : Hill Fog

Team called by Police about a walker reported missing from a trip up Scafell Pike. As the walker was on their own a search was mounted over night to try to locate them. Team members from Wasdale and Duddon teams searched areas around Scafell Pike. Around 0600 the Duddon team made …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 1st Jun 2019 – Callout 17 in 2019

Weather : Overcast

The team was called this evening for a walker who’d slipped on damp stones on the Brown Tongue path injuring their ankle and unable to weight bear. The injury was assessed on scene, splinted and then the casualty was carried down to Brackenclose.

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Wed 22nd May 2019 – Callout 15 in 2019

The team was called out to assist a walker who had broken her wrist on Scafell Pike, above Broad Crag Col. The team splinted the arm and helped her walk down to Wasdale Head.

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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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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 26th Jan 2019 – Callout 5 in 2019

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who phoned in to report themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike, after which their emergency call cut out and no further details were available. It was difficult to phone them back but understood their position was close to the Piers – Straight Gill junction. A …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 7th Jan 2019 – Alert

We were called by Police about reports of a group of walkers overdue from Scafell Pike and possible sightings of flashing lights observed at Seathwaite in Borrowdale. As the lights were more likely to be on the Borrowdale side our colleagues in Keswick Team kindly agreed to take on the incident and the walkers returned …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 4th Nov 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 10 people  reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike due to loosing signal on their phone, which they were using for navigation. They were located using PhoneFind and then the Team Leader provided directions over the phone for them to make their own way off the …

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Scafell Pike – Thu 1st Nov 2018 – Callout 60 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become benighted whilst ascending Scafell Pike. They were located by Cumbria Police using PhoneFind as being close to Mickledore. A small group of team members then went out to help walk them back to Brackenclose.

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