Sty Head – Mon 27th Jul 2020

A call came in for some walkers with inadequate kit struggling to keep warm at Styhead. Keswick MRT was quick to get in touch with the Wasdale Team Leader to inform us it was a duplicate log of an incident that Keswick MRT were already dealing with. Due to the Read more…

Sty Head – Sun 14th Jun 2020

A young female sustained a lower leg and ankle injury at Sty Head Tarn. Many of the team were already on the hill for a training exercise and thus were able to divert direct to the casualty site. The injury was treated on site and the casualty stretchered off the Read more…

Sty Head – Sat 6th Jul 2019

We were called by Police about an elderly walker who was struggling to make progress whilst descending from Scafell Pike and requested assistance to get off the mountain. The walker had got as far as Sty Head before stopping. On arrival the team assessed the situation and then after a Read more…

Sty Head – Tue 17th Oct 2017

The team alerted this morning after a group of walkers found a lone male exhausted by Sty Head stretcher box. Due to the location we passed this over to our Keswick colleagues who with assistance from Cockermouth brought him off the hill.

Sty Head – Mon 28th Aug 2017

The team was contacted after a family had reported themselves lost, with their last known position being the Styhead stretcher box. Due to the location Keswick MRT had also been called and were trying to establish contact.  Once contact was made, as the family were wanting to go to Seathwaite Read more…

Sty Head – Sat 4th Jun 2016

The team was called out to assist a male who had an epileptic fit near to the corridor route. Ourselves and the Great North Air Ambulance attended. The male was treated and evacuated by the air ambulance.

Sty Head – Sat 21st Mar 2015

We were contacted by a couple who had become lost on Scafell Pike, it become apparent early on that we would need to look for the pair. As we were turning out one of our probationary team members, already out on the hill, found the pair and walked them to Read more…

Sty Head – Wed 14th Mar 2012

We were contacted by Cumbria Police at around 19:15 regarding a couple lost on Scafell Pike. The Team Leader contacted the pair from Scotland to try and establish their whereabouts. They had left the Old Dungeon Ghyll in the morning, climbed Scafell Pike and then on the return the cloud Read more…

Styhead

The team received a call from Ambulance Control (Preston) to advise that they had received a call from a walker with a head injury on Styhead. A telephone call from the Team Leader to the police established that Keswick MRT were already dealing with an incident on Styhead which when Read more…

2010 incident 42

Whilst searching for the missing male, the team were called out to respond to a ‘999’ from an informant who reported a dislocation injury (Knee or Shoulder) with a location description of the bad step on the Corridor Route but a grid reference of Styhead. Around 15 team members attended Read more…

Sty Head – Wed 12th Apr 2006

The team were called to rescue a family who were in trouble following their descent from Scafell Pike to Seathwaite. The father who was in his early 50’s and a diabetic had collapsed from his medical condition compounded by severe hypothermia. He was in a confused state and barely conscious. Read more…

2003 Rescue 53

Workington police paged the team leader concerning a walker with a broken ankle at Styhead. There was some discussion with Keswick team who were also called out to a similar incident. There had been two reports from the fell of what at first appeared to be two separate incidents. When Read more…