On Saturday afternoon the Team was asked by Cumbria Police to assist with a car stuck on Hardknott Pass due to ice. A small Team attended the incident and confirmed that the party were safe and well.
The Team assisted with an incident on Wasdale Screes.
The team was called at 17:47 hrs by Cumbria Police for a pair of walkers lost in the dark on Great Gable. Their position was established by phonefind to be at the bad step on the New Styhead Path. After a few words of advice from the team leader over Read more…
The team responded with a Limited Callout to reports of 3 walkers who had become lost after summiting Scafell Pike. They were located in the area of Upper Eskdale and walked back down to the roadside by Wasdale Team Members before being driven back round to Wasdale to their car.
After attending the Remembrance Day Memorial on Great Gable, the team were called to reports of a walker with a fractured wrist on the main path below Scafell Pike. Our Casualty Carers assessed and treated the casualty on scene before they were stretchered down to a waiting ambulance.
The team was called to help a group of three walkers lost descending Scafell Pike. Their location was determined using PhoneFind as below Esk Hause in Upper Eskdale. A group of team members made their way to the casualties’ location via Sty Head and escorted them back to Wasdale Head.
Team called for 2 walkers who’d become stuck in the hill after dark. Their position was determined as being in the High Scarth Crag area of Scafell, below Slight Side using coordinates from their phone. A team then went on the fell to help escort them back to the valley. Read more…