Incidents

Scafell Pike – Tue 11th Apr 2017 – Alert

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. While we were gathering details they returned, safe & well and we stood down.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Fri 7th Apr 2017 – Callout 21 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker in the Mickledore area with a knee injury who could no longer walk. In view of the length and difficulty of a carry we asked GNAA for assistance who subsequently flew the walker to hospital.

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Slight Side, Scafell – Thu 30th Mar 2017 – Callout 20 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker who had reported himself lost whilst walking on Scafell, probably located somewhere near Slight Side. Initially the team leader tried to provide directions over the phone but when these were not successful a small team had to go onto the mountain to help recover the lost walker. …

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Eskdale – Tue 28th Mar 2017 – Callout 19 in 2017

Team called late last night about a walker reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike. On investigating further it became likely the missing walker had joined forces with another and both were potentially lost on the mountain. With relatively little information to go on regarding their location we delayed a search until first light …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 17th Mar 2017 – Callout 18 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker on Scafell Pike who was suffering with severe cramp and could not walk off the mountain. He was carried off by stretcher with help from our colleagues in the Duddon Team. It was particularly damp due to heavy rain with water everywhere. Incident closed 19:30

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Sun 12th Mar 2017 – Callout 17 in 2017

Whilst on the way to the Broad Crag incident, the team received a call from a group of three who had got lost descending Scafell Pike. Resources were diverted to search likely locations en-route to the first incident and the three were found below Broad Crag Col on the northern side. They walked down …

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Broad Crag – Sun 12th Mar 2017 – Callout 16 in 2017

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers from close to the summit of Broad Crag. One casualty reported difficulty moving. Equipment including a stretcher and first aid kit were taken up the mountain but thankfully the casualties were able to walk down to Wasdale Head with the team.

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Beck Head, Great Gable – Sat 11th Mar 2017 – Callout 15 in 2017 (limited)

The team was called out to assist a pair of walkers lost in the Great Gable / Kirk Fell area. A limited callout was made, the pair were found near to Beck Head and walked back to Wasdale Head.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 10th Mar 2017 – Alert

The team was contacted by a pair of walkers lost on Scafell Pike. With some difficulty, they were contacted by mobile phone and followed another group down to Brackenclose.

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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sun 26th Feb 2017 – Callout 14 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a further group of 3 walkers who had spent an unscheduled night out on the fell and now phoned in to request assistance making their way off the mountain. Their coordinates placed them in the High Scarth Crag area of Upper Eskdale / Scafell where they were located. One …

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