Incidents — Skew Gill

Skew Gill, Great End – Sun 10th Jun 2018 – Callout 26 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who’d twisted their ankle whilst descending the Corridor Route on Scafell Pike, near to Skew Gill and could no longer walk. They were accompanied by Teesdale & Weardale members who provided initial medical treatment. Once on scene the limb was splinted then the casualty loaded onto the …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sat 3rd Feb 2018 – Callout 3 in 2018

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Using the ‘find my iPhone’ function it was determined they were likely to be somewhere near the Corridor Route. Search teams were deployed from Wasdale & Keswick Teams along with a Coastguard Helicopter from Prestwick. The missing walkers were …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Tue 19th Feb 2013 – Callout 6 in 2013

We were called by Police to assist a lady who, whilst walking in the Skew Gill area on Scafell Pike, slipped and slid down an ice patch resulting in a bang to the head. Both the Great North Air Ambulance and a Royal Navy Seak King helicopter attended and the lady was winched into the …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sun 4th Sep 2011 – Callout 52 in 2011

The team were called out just after midnight to assist a male walker who had taken a 20ft tumble fall into Skew Gill from near the Corridor Route and sustained suspected arm and leg fractures. The casualty was given casualty care and analgesia on scene. His injured limbs were splinted and he was placed …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sat 3rd Jul 2010 – Callout 29 in 2010

Call came into the Police for an injured walker near Styhead. A group of four from Worcester had set off earlier in the day from Seathwaite and were descending Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. One of the party, a lady in her early 40’s had sustained a knee injury (soft tissue) near the summit …

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sun 14th Jun 2009 – Callout 30 in 2009

Male walker in his 40s with painful knees was reported at Styhead. Since the party had come up from Seathwaite in Borrowdale this was passed to Keswick but two Wasdale MRT assisted since casualty site was just into the Wasdale area near Skew Gill.

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Skew Gill, Great End – Sat 11th Aug 2007 – Callout 35 in 2007

The team were alerted to an incident on Styhead Pass. A lady in her 40’s had fallen and had a suspect broken ankle. She was on the Wasdale side of Styhead on the corridor route by Skew Gill. The informant had run down to one of the B&B’s in the valley to raise the alarm. …

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