A climber took a lead fall and sustained head and neck injuries amongst others. She was assisted by fellow climbers initially and then treated by the team and helicopter paramedics before being flown to hospital
Two lost people came together on Pavey Ark. They phoned for help and were retrieved by team members and escorted off
Ask yourself three questions:
Do you know what the weather forecast is?
Do you have the skills?
Do you have the equipment?
A man took a tumble and sustained facial injuries. A tricky evacuation while trying to maintain the man's airway ensued, He was evacuated to below the cloud base and then transferred to a helicopter
A man slipped and fell around 5 metres sustaining a shoulder injury along with other potemtial injuries. He was treated by team members and air ambulance paramedics and then evacuated by Coastguard helicopter to Preston
A 70-year-old lone male walker took a 20 metre tumble in a gully on Pavey Ark. He sustained a head injury along with numerous cuts and bruises. His shouts for help were heard by two climbers, who went to is assistance. They bandaged his head and stayed with him until the team arrived. He was treated and airlifted to Cumberland Infirmary by RAF Boulmer
Party of five reported cragfast with one with minor injuriesThe minor injury was treated and she was airlifted by RAF Seaking. The remainder of the group were assisted from the rake.
A climber took a lead fall while climbing on Pavey Ark. He was stabilised by team members and air ambulance paramedics, and airlifted to hospital for further treatment by RN Gannet
Three intrepid explorers went exploring, at 4pm. But without a map or torch.. so when it went dark they had to stop exploring because there was nothing to see... including the way down... we went a showed them the way... I hope they won't make the same mistake again..
A young male collapsed while walking with his school. The team were called and we quickly identified this as a very serious incident. It was known that an RAF helicopter was in the area training with Wasdale MRT. It was immediately requested to assist, which it did. One of the groups teachers was carrying out CPR when they arrived, and he was quickly evacuated to West Cumberland Infirmary. Sadly, the young man died several days later, despite the best efforts of all involved.
Two men (one a priest) aged 29 and 21 years, fell a considerable distance whilst climbing on Pavey Ark. the priest suffered leg, hand and facial injuries and his companion rib and thigh injuries. The team on this occasion was assisted by the Kendal Mountain Rescue Team. Both the injured were brought down by stretcher and conveyed to the County Hospital, Kendal.