Cam Spout, Scafell – Sat 26th Jun 2021

We were alerted by Cumbria police about a male who had fallen at Cam Spout waterfall in Eskdale, sustaining serious injuries. A coastguard helicopter was requested immediately and an air ambulance also attended. The casualty was treated at the scene and taken to hospital by helicopter. The team escorted members Read more…

Broad Crag – Tue 22nd Jun 2021

A call came in to the team leader of a male with a knee injury on Broad Crag. Because of the unknown nature of the injury, stretched team resources after the previous job, a helicopter was called for. More Duddon team members kindly responded to assist. A team member already Read more…

Wastwater – Wed 2nd Jun 2021

Cumbria police alerted the team of 2x people on Wastwater who had fallen off their canoe into the water. They were shouting for help, this was reported to the police by a walker descending Scafell Pike. As the team were gathering at base to get the rescue boat deployed the Read more…

Wastwater – Thu 17th Sep 2020

The team leader was alerted by the police about a 79 year old male who had separated from his walking party by Wastwater lake. Because of the age of the gentleman and the concerns from his family and friends, a team member who lives in Wasdale valley was tasked to Read more…

Middle Fell – Mon 14th Sep 2020

We were called by police about a lady who was suffering with a Meniere’s Disease episode and was unable to walk any further. The team, together with help from Duddon and Furness team, stretchered the lady off the hill as gently as possible. Thanks again to Duddon and Furness team.

Sty Head – Sun 14th Jun 2020

A young female sustained a lower leg and ankle injury at Sty Head Tarn. Many of the team were already on the hill for a training exercise and thus were able to divert direct to the casualty site. The injury was treated on site and the casualty stretchered off the Read more…