Incidents

Scafell Pike – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 43 in 2017

Whilst walking up towards callout 41 we then came across a walker who was felling unwell. He was given medical attention, helped down to the road and taken to hospital in an ambulance.

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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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East Buttress, Scafell – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 41 in 2017

We were then called by Police about a body found underneath the East Buttress of Scafell. The Great North Air Ambulance also attended and sadly it was determined the injured walker had died of their injuries. The Wasdale and Duddon & Furness teams then carried the walker back down to Wasdale.

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Santon Bridge – Sun 2nd Jul 2017 – Callout 40 in 2017

We were called by Police about a man reported missing after failing return from a dog walk in the Santon Bridge area. As the team were searching the area where the dog walker was thought to be he returned safe and well so the team was stood down.

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Wasdale – Sat 1st Jul 2017 – Alert

Whilst attending callout 38 we were also called by Police about a group lost in the Wasdale Valley. Whilst completing incident 50 and attending incident 51 the missing people turned up.

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Overbeck, Wasdale – Sat 1st Jul 2017 – Callout 39 in 2017 (limited)

Whilst attending callout 38 we were also called by Police about a dog and owner who had become stuck in Overbeck Gully. The dog was recovered by a local farmer and was out of the gully when we arrived.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 1st Jul 2017 – Callout 38 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker on the top of Scafell Pike suffering from severe cramp and was also exhausted. He was eventually walked back down to Wasdale with both the team and our colleagues from Duddon & Furness team who also attended.

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Hardknott Crag – Wed 21st Jun 2017 – Callout 37 in 2017

We were called by Police about a lady who had injured her leg whilst walking above Hardknott Crag in Eskdale. Initially the location of the incident was uncertain but eventually the walker was located on top of the crag and treated on scene before being taken by stretcher back to the road

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Eskdale – Sat 17th Jun 2017 – Callout 36 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a fell runner who had slipped whilst descending the path towards Penny Hill Farm in Eskdale and sustained a fracture dislocation of the ankle. With help from his companions the injury was reduced on scene and then he was taken to hospital in Whitehaven.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Jun 2017 – Callout 35 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers lost near the corridor route. The pair were found near the head of Piers gill after a short search of the area and were walked down to Wasdale Head.

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