Scafell Pike – Tue 3rd Aug 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a walker who had sustained an ankle injury on Scafell Pike. A Wasdale MRT Team Leader had come across the casualty on their descent. The casualty was treated at the scene and stretchered down to Brackenclose to be taken to hospital by ambulance. Read more…

Broad Crag – Sun 1st Aug 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a walker who had sustained a knee injury on Broad Crag, (Scafell Pike). As a stretcher carry from there is particularly long, potentially dangerous, and difficult in any direction, air assistance was requested. The casualty was airlifted to hospital by Helimed 08 as Read more…

Yewbarrow – Sun 18th Jul 2021

Cumbria Police alerted the Team Leader of 2 people that had taken a 20 metre fall off the Stirrup Crag area of Yewbarrow. This was reported to the police by two different passing walkers. Because of the known severity of the terrain and reported possible serious injuries the Coastguard helicopter, Read more…

Boat How – Tue 29th Jun 2021

The team was alerted of a group of 24 teenagers and two adults lost near Boat How. Contact with the group was not possible and the initial location from the phone signal was inconclusive. Later in the evening, another call came in about six of the same group who were Read more…

Scafell – Sun 27th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a walker who had fallen on the way down from Scafell and sustained an ankle injury. Some team members who had just started the walk up to incident no. 36 were diverted to this incident. The casualty’s father had carried him a long Read more…

Eskdale – Sun 27th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police about a parascender who appeared to be in difficulties in Eskdale. Enquiries revealed that there was an organised event taking place and some participants may have been performing acrobatics. All were accounted for, safe and well, so no further action was taken.

Mitredale – Tue 22nd Jun 2021

North West Ambulance Service called the team out to a lady with a suspected broken ankle in Miterdale Forest. Once on scene the team medics administered pain relief and then splinted the ankle. She was then stretchered back to her car. Her family then drove her to the hospital to get Read more…