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Incident No: 92 Date: 9th December 2017 Time: 15:20 Location: Taylor Gill Force, Borrowdale Incident Details: A lady walking with a family member, slipped on an icy path above Taylor Gill Force, and took a tumbling fall of 20 metres into a scree field. She suffered serious head injuries....

Incident No: 51 Date: 6th December 2017 Time: 15:44 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: The Team received an alert from Patterdale MRT referring to a couple lost on Helvellyn in gathering darkness. From their enquiries, Patterdale had established that the mispers were on the Keswick side of the hill,...

Incident No: 90 Date: 3rd December 2017 Time: 16:38 Location: Boulder field below Bowderstone Pinnacle Incident Details: The Team received a call from a local resident explaining, after they had been out climbing, they had discovered that his sister's dog, who had been with the party, was stuck underground near...

Incident No: 89 Date: 2nd December 2017 Time: 16:08 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: The Team were alerted by a member of the public about a group of ladies walking in the Sprinkling Tarn area, with one lady of 80 years, who appeared to be struggling and cold. It...

Incident No: 88 Date: 26th November 2017 Time: 14:02 Location: Blencathra, Blease Fell. Incident Details:  The Team was called to rescue a 35 year old lady who had been walking on Blease Fell with a companion in winter conditions. She was unfortunate enough to slip on wet grass, suffering...

Date: 24th November 2017 Time: 12:24 Location:  Walla Crag Incident Details: A 50 year old lady, walking with her partner, slipped on wet grass and suffered a serious ankle injury. She was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Great Wood car park with a lead...

Incident No: 86 Date: 12th November 2017 Time: 12:26 Location: Watendlath - Lodore Path Incident Details: A  passerby came across a 70 year old lady who had fallen and suffered serious injuries. There was some initial confusion as two different locations were given, leading the Team to believe that...

Incident No: 85 Date: 1st November 2017 Time: 13:45 Location: Calf Close Bay, Derwentwater Incident Details: A 34 year old male, running on the shoreline path of Derwentwater, suffered a broken leg whilst on some uneven ground. The Team were requested to assist by North West Ambulance service, as...

Incident No: 51 Date: 28th October 2017 Time: 13:10 Location: Side of Langstrath Incident Details: Two competitors from the Original Mountain Marathon had just started to descend into Langstrath from High White Stones, when one of them turned an ankle and heard a crack just above Stake Beck. His...

Incident No: 83 Date: 27th October 2017 Time: 15:35 Location: Whinlatter - path to Grisdale Pike Incident Details: A  50 year old lady walking with a friend slipped on a muddy path, and suffered a suspected broken ankle. Details initially were sketchy, but we eventually got confirmation that it...