Incidents

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 6th Aug 2016 – Callout 43 in 2016

We were called by NWAS for a lady who had injured her ankle whilst descending Scafell Pike, finally coming to a stop just below the intake wall on Brown Tongue. She was examined on scene by a team doctor and then taken by stretcher down to the waiting ambulance.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 5th Aug 2016 – Callout 42 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 young walkers who’d become separated from their group whilst descending Scafell Pike and were now lost / stuck somewhere in the Lingmell Gill area. We located them in the ground between Lingmell Gill and Brown Tongue and then walked them down to Brackenclose.

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Great Gable – Wed 3rd Aug 2016 – Callout 41 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become cragfast on the Little Hell Gate scree on Great Gable. Due to the weather conditions they were also wet and cold. The team was aided in locating them by their whistle blasts. Once found they were given warm clothing then climbing helmets and harnesses …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Tue 2nd Aug 2016 – Callout 40 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about 4 walkers reporting themselves lost somewhere near the stretcher box at Mickledore. We gave them some more time to either make their own way off or phone in again to provide more information. Later on as we were just about to start a search they made their own way …

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Scafell Pike – Tue 2nd Aug 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost on Scafell Pike. They phoned in soon after to say they’d met other walkers who were now helping them off the mountain and no longer needed MR assistance.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 1st Aug 2016 – Callout 39 in 2016

We were called by NWAS about a young walker who had slipped whilst descending the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike and deeply gashed his knee and was no longer able to walk. A team member already on the mountain provided first aid and then the walker was carried off the mountain by stretcher before …

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East Buttress, Scafell – Sun 31st Jul 2016 – Callout 38 in 2016 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker who had become stuck on steep ground above the East Buttress of Scafell whilst descending towards Foxes Tarn. She was located and then given assistance to get back up to the top of Scafell with the aid of a rope.

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Scafell – Sun 31st Jul 2016 – Callout 37 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had slipped and injured their ankle in the Cat Cove area of Scafell and could no longer walk. The limb was splinted then she was evacuated by stretcher to Taw House farm, then went on to Hospital.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 30th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a family group who were lost and their small children were struggling. Shortly after phoning in they called back to say they’d now found a path and no longer needed assistance.

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Scafell Pike – Wed 27th Jul 2016 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of walkers struggling to make their way off Scafell Pike due to some mobility problems. Whilst we were gathering details they managed to make their own way off the hill and did not need any further assistance.

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