Incidents

Scafell Pike – Wed 9th May 2018 – Callout 20 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a wild camping trip scheduled to include a trip up Scafell Pike. The walk had not been heard from since the previous day and was now overdue from returning home. Given his expected campsite our colleagues from the Keswick team also responded and they …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 4th May 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 2 walkers one of whom had become exhausted whilst descending the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike and was struggling to get down. With assistance from a passing member of the public they did make it down under their own steam in the end without the …

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Great Gable – Wed 2nd May 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d lost the path near the top of Great Gable. Using Sarloc it was possible to determine their position as the top of the White Napes and the team leader was able to provide some directions over the phone after which they made their own way off …

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Central Fells – Tue 1st May 2018 – Callout 19 in 2018

We were called by our colleagues in Keswick and Cockermouth Teams to support a search for a missing fell runner who was attempting around 1/2 the Bob Graham Round route and was last seen in the Scoat Fell Area. Despite a massive search involving all 3 teams the missing runner was not found during Tuesday …

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Tue 1st May 2018 – Callout 18 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 3 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst trying to make their way from Scafell Pike to Langdale. Using Sarloc it was determined they were on the path that links Broad Crag Col to the Corridor Route, but it wasn’t possible to phone them back. We decided to send a small …

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Great Gable – Mon 30th Apr 2018 – Callout 17 in 2018

The team was called out for a walker who had slipped from the Sty Head to Wasdale Path, tumbling some distance. The Great North Air Ambulance were first on scene and provided medical treatment for the casualty. The team arrived and helped to package and stabilise the casualty before the coastguard helicopter …

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Wastwater – Sat 21st Apr 2018 – Callout 16 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about reports of a diver who had got into trouble on Wast Water and was under the water. Other divers in the area were able to bring the diver back to the surface from where the team boat was able to take him to the lake shore. A large multi-agency …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 15th Apr 2018 – Alert

Team was called by Police about a group of walkers reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike as part of a 3 peaks attempt. After speaking with the informant it was possible to contact the missing walkers on mobile phone and it was determined that they were now in the Mickledore area after having …

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Middle Fell – Wed 11th Apr 2018 – Callout 15 in 2018

The team was called to a walker who had slipped and injured his knee whilst descending Middle Fell. Once on scene he was given analgesia, the leg was splinted and he was stretchered down to the road where the Ambulance took him to hospital.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 5th Apr 2018 – Callout 14 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had injured their ankle whilst descending from Scafell Pike on the Brown Tongue path. The injury was assessed on the scene and splinted by team members before the walker was carried down to Brackenclose on the Stretcher for the hand over to the Ambulance.

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