Incidents

Slight Side, Scafell – Sun 30th Jul 2017 – Callout 56 in 2017 (limited)

We were later called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. It was originally thought they might be near the Corridor Route but with help from Sarloc they were located on Slight Side nr Scafell. A small team then went up to help walk them off the mountain, followed by …

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Scafell Pike – Sun 30th Jul 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who’d become separated from a larger group on the 3 peaks challenge. They turned up fit and well not long after being reported and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 29th Jul 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 4 walkers reported overdue from a 3 peaks expedition. Soon after we were contacted they returned safe & well and we stood down.

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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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Red Pike – Tue 25th Jul 2017 – Callout 54 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Cockermouth Team about a party of 2 who had failed to return after a walk up Pillar and it was likely they were on the Wasdale side. After a number of phone calls and other enquiries by both teams one of the walkers made their own way back …

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Eskdale – Tue 25th Jul 2017 – Callout 53 in 2017

We were called by Police about a group of young walkers on a DofE expedition reporting themselves cragfast whilst trying to descend into Eskdale. Using the accurate grid reference they supplied they were quickly located on a steep bracken covered bank overlooking Low Birker. They were helped back onto the path then then continued on …

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Red Pike – Thu 20th Jul 2017 – Callout 52 in 2017

Team called this afternoon for a young walker who started to feel unwell whilst ascending Red Pike. With a possible long carry off we asked for assistance from our colleagues in the Duddon & Furness Mountain Rescue Team who also attended. In the end the walker was able to make their own way off the …

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Scafell Pike – Mon 17th Jul 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from an ascent of Scafell Pike. The walker later returned safe & well before we needed to respond.

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Kern Knotts, Great Gable – Mon 17th Jul 2017 – Callout 51 in 2017

Team called by Police about a climber who had slipped whilst leading a route on Kern Knotts and damaged his ankle in the process. Rather helpfully he had managed to get down close to the Styhead Path under his own steam. The injury was assessed on scene, then splinted before the climber was carried down …

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Hardknott Pass – Sun 16th Jul 2017 – Callout 50 in 2017 (limited)

Team called by Police about a car and its occupants stuck on Hardknott Pass. We were stood down when it was known a taxi was coming instead.

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