Pavey Ark

Incident Report #48 2019

Mon, 15th July 2019, 13:50
A climber fell, cutting his hand badly. He was treated by team members and assisted off some steep, loose ground.
Man Hours: 
11 team members for 2.5 hours
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Incident Report #26 2019

Mon, 8th April 2019, 14:47
We rescued a male with a leg injury from North Rake on Pavey Ark
Man Hours: 
19 team members for 4 hours
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Incident Report #70 2018

Sun, 19th August 2018, 21:21
A family of five including a 2-year-old child became benighted at the top of Pavey Ark as darkness. They were quickly located via phone GPS and then subsequently by a team member and then evacuated to the valley floor by Coastguard helicopter. The final rescue of a long day...
Man Hours: 
13 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #31 2015

Wed, 8th April 2015, 17:58

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

Man Hours: 
15 team members for 4 hours
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Incident Report #64 2014

Sat, 9th August 2014, 14:46

Party of five reported cragfast with one with minor injuries

The minor injury was treated and she was airlifted by RAF Seaking. The remainder of the group were assisted from the rake.
Man Hours: 
13 team members for 6 hours
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Incident Report #35 2014

Wed, 21st May 2014, 14:41

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

Man Hours: 
15 team members for 6 hours, plus Kendal MRT
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Incident Report #80 2013

Wed, 9th October 2013, 20:50

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.. 

Man Hours: 
7 team members for 4 hour
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Incident Report #52 2013

Sat, 6th July 2013, 12:18

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.

Man Hours: 
16 team members for 4 hours
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Incident Report #44 2012

Sat, 14th July 2012, 10:15
A 12 year old male fell from Jack's Rake, sustaining head and spinal injuries. He was treated by a combination of air ambulance paramedic and team members, then carried a short distance to a waiting rescue Seaking, then flown to Newcastle for treatment.

Update on 23rd July from the young lad's dad.
Man Hours: 
17 team members, plus Kendal MRT, air ambulance and RAF Seaking
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Incident Report #39 2012

Wed, 20th June 2012, 13:11
The team was called when a woman fell from Jack's Rake. The air ambulance attended, and Kendal MRT assisted. Sadly, the woman died of her injuries. Her body was evacuated by the team.
Man Hours: 
18 team members for 4 hours
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