Styhead Path

Full team callout for a female walker in a party of five who were descending back down to Wasdale Head from Styhead when she sustained a severe gash to the leg. She was given casualty care on scene and helped back down to the valley bottom where she was driven Read more…

2010 incident 46

Call from the Police. A Duke of Edinburgh group of around 8 were descending from Styhead into Wasdale. A 17yr year old female in their party feinted and could not walk further. She was stretchered back down to Wasdale head and taken by Ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital. 16 team Read more…

2010 incident 27

75 yr old male walker in a party of three with severe leg cramps descended from Styhead following a walk across from Langdale and could walk no further. Located on the main path below Lower Kern Knotts on Great Gable. The informant raised the alarm from the Wasdale Head Hotel Read more…

Callout 49 in 2009

The police received a ‘999’ call from a mobile phone from a Chinese male and female walker who were lost on Scafell Pike with an injured knee. They had ascended Scafell Pike from Langdale earlier that day, leaving at 11:00 hrs When the Deputy Team Leader was talking to them Read more…

Callout 50 in 2008

Just as the team were getting back to Overbeck, one of the other Deputy Team Leaders received a call direct whilst at Wasdale Head. The informant had run to the Barn Door Shop reporting a 50yr old female from Coventry with a suspect fractured left ankle, location being the stream Read more…

Callout 34 in 2008

Police paged the team following a ‘999’ call from a 59 year old female walker who had fallen and injured her leg while descending from Styhead. The lady managed to walk part of the way down herself but was then carried off by stretcher and taken to hospital by her Read more…

2003 Rescue 34

Call from the Police to rescue a female walker in her 40’s who had stumbled on her descent from Styhead in the Spouthead Beck area and fractured her arm. A good turnout of members and quick response was possible as the team were already mustering for the team practice due Read more…