Incidents

Scafell Pike – Mon 9th Jul 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting their dog had stopped moving whilst on the final slopes to Scafell Pike from Broad Crag Col. Fortunately they managed to get the dog moving again and made their own way back to Wasdale without us needing to respond.

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Thu 5th Jul 2018 – Callout 33 in 2018

The team was called to assist a walker who had taken a fall on the scree under Scafell East Buttress. With the help of Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, North West Air Ambulance from Blackpool and Rescue 199 from Prestwick the …

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Lowther Forest – Sun 1st Jul 2018 – Callout 32 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walk who’d injured their ankle whilst descending the steep bank at the back of Dent on the first section of the Coast to Coast route. They managed to hobble a bit further and then stopped, fortunately for us right by a forest track. The limb was assessed on …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Jun 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 3 walkers reported overdue from a walk, believed to be up Scafell Pike. Whilst we were making enquiries they turned up safe and well and we stood down.

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Seathwaite – Fri 29th Jun 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 3 walkers who reported themselves lost from a walk up ‘Castle Pike’ from Seathwaite. It wasn’t entirely clear where they were but possibilities included Castle Crag and Scafell Pike. The lost walkers made it back to their car under their own steam in the end without us needing to …

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Egremont – Thu 28th Jun 2018 – Callout 31 in 2018

We were called by NWAS to assist one of their crews help move a casualty with an ankle injury from an off road location near the skateboard park in Egremont back to their ambulance.

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Hardknott Fort – Tue 26th Jun 2018 – Callout 30 in 2018

We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team about a walker at Hardknott Fort who was feeling unwell. NWAS paramedics also attended the incident and the walker was assessed on the scene before being walked back to the road then given a lift to the waiting ambulance at Brotherikeld.

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Lowther Forest – Sun 24th Jun 2018 – Callout 29 in 2018

The team was called around lunchtime for a young mountain biker who’d hurt themselves whilst cycling in the Lowther forest near the Cold Fell Road. The mountain biker was assessed by team members at the scene, then packaged for a carry up to the road. In view of the possible injuries Great North Air Ambulance …

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Wastwater Screes – Mon 18th Jun 2018 – Callout 28 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become stuck in the boulder field on the Wasdale Screes path after it rained and the rocks became greasy. They were located by team members who came in on foot then evacuated in the team boat back to the pump house.

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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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