Incidents — Shamrock

Shamrock, Scafell – Sat 14th May 2016 – Callout 19 in 2016

The team was called out to attend a group of three walkers cragfast on Scafell Shamrock near the top of Red Gill. Two had fallen but thankfully had not sustained any major injuries, the third was stuck some metres above. Rescue 999 from Prestwick flew two team members to the scene who secured the higher …

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Shamrock, Scafell – Thu 10th Mar 2016 – Callout 6 in 2016

The team was called out after a member of the public reported someone shouting for help on Scafell Crag. The team responded and located a male stuck high up in a snow gully on Scafell Shamrock. Two team members climbed to the location, secured the male and assisted his decent with fixed ropes. The condition …

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Shamrock, Scafell – Fri 30th May 2008 – Callout 27 in 2008

Whilst the team were assembling for rescue 34, Police paged the team for a second incident where it was reported that there were possibly two climbers in difficulty on Shamrock Crag, Scafell. The male and female in their late 40’s from the Midlands, were walkers and not climbers, had been descending from Lord’s Rake directly …

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Shamrock, Scafell – Tue 2nd Jul 2002 – Callout 24 in 2002

Call from the police to rescue a walker with a broken leg below Lord’s Rake on Scafell. It turned out that he had more serious injuries. He and his father were descending from Scafell via Lords rake when they took a wrong turn in the mist and started to descend Shamrock (a very slippery, steep …

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Shamrock, Scafell – Fri 27th Mar 1970 – Callout 2 in 1970

A search and carry of a dead fell walker who had fallen from Shamrock in snow conditions.

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