Incidents — Wasdale

Greathall Gill, Wasdale – Mon 22nd Oct 2018 – Callout 58 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of walkers initially reporting themselves to be off route and in Greathall Gill, on the descent from Winn Rigg. They then phoned back again to say one of them had hurt their knee and had difficulty walking. They were met by a team member who helped walk …

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Greendale, Wasdale – Thu 14th Jun 2018 – Callout 27 in 2018

Team called early morning about a walker reported overdue from a long trip round the ridges of Yewbarrow, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Haycock and Seatallen. With so much ground to cover our colleagues from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team and Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team also joined the search along with the Lake District Mountain …

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Wasdale – Sun 27th May 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a lady reported to be suffering from severe stomach cramps and being sick. She was taken to hospital in a team vehicle.

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Nether Wasdale, Wasdale – Wed 23rd May 2018 – Callout 23 in 2018

We were called by NWAS to support the North West Air Ambulance and help carry a cyclist who’d fallen off their bike sustaining broken ribs. Team members helped package and carry the patient to the aircraft who was then flown to hospital.

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Netherbeck, Wasdale – Tue 24th Oct 2017 – Callout 91 in 2017

Team called last night for a walker reported overdue from a walk from Wasdale to Ennerdale. The walker was found in the small hours by Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team near Ennerdale.

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Wasdale – Sat 2nd Sep 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a missing person reported from Wasdale campsite. Soon after the alarm was raised the missing person was found safe & well and we stood down.

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Buckbarrow, Wasdale – Sat 19th Aug 2017 – Callout 64 in 2017

The team were called out Saturday evening to assist a family group who having walked up Buckbarrow,  had become crag fast in some steep ground on the way back down. The team responded and with some assistance from RAF Leeming MRT who were in the area for the weekend training, using rope techniques brought everyone back …

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Greendale, Wasdale – Tue 25th Jul 2017 – Callout 55 in 2017

We were called by Police about a lady who had sustained a lower leg injury whilst walking from Nether Wasdale to Greendale. The injury was assessed on scene by the Team Doctor then splinted and the lady was then carried the short distance to the waiting ambulance for the journey to hospital.

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Buckbarrow, Wasdale – Mon 3rd Jul 2017 – Callout 44 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about reports of a scrambler stuck on Buckbarrow. Fortunately the team were training in the area and quickly on scene. The scrambler was located and then roped back down to safe ground.

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Wasdale – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 42 in 2017

Whilst attending callout 41 we came across a lady near the road who was unwell. An ambulance was called and she was taken to hospital.

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