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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 81 Date: 16th October 2016 Time: 14:06 Location: Hazel Bank, Rosthwaite Incident Details: A 72 year old man slipped and twisted his knee, rendering him moreorless immobile on the footpath above Hazel Bank. The ground was quite difficult, and he was unable to walk down unaided.Once his condition had been...

Incident No: 80 Date: 8th October 2016 Time: 18:24 Location: Black Crag, Borrowdale Incident Details: The Team was requested to attend to a fallen walker with a dislocated shoulder. This turned out to be a fallen climber with a dislocated shoulder, above the second pitch on Troutdale Pinnacle, at the start of the traverse...

Incident No: 79 Date: 27th September 2016 Time: 06.00 Location: Helbeck Fell, nr Warcop Incident Details: The Team were asked to assist Kirkby Stephen team who were searching for a missing beater on a grouse shoot, who had got lost in thick mist on Helbeck Fell, nr Warcop. Keswick's search dogs had been...

Incident No: 78 Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 22:13 Location: Wythburn Incident Details: A couple in their 60s, walking the Coast to Coast route, became lost near the hause at Greenup Edge, and ended up descending into Wythburn. They were unable find a way out, so the Team sent out a group with...

Incident No: 77 Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 10:52 Location: Dodd Incident Details:  A 53 year old male, mountain biking on Dodd, suffered serious injuries when he came off his bike near the summit. The Team immediately despatched a Landrover to the scene. In the meantime, the Great North Air Ambulance arrived...

Incident No: 76 Date: 17th September 2016 Time: 12:32 Location:  Little Man summit Incident Details: A 16 year old female fell runner collapsed after completing a fell race, and became unresponsive. The Team sent a Landrover as an initial response, whilst requesting the assistance of an Air Ambulance, given the distance from...

Incident No: 75 Date: 15th September 2016 Time: 12:25 Location: Barf Incident Details: A father and his daughter, tackling the Wainwright route up Barf became cragfast just below Slape Crag - the usual place - after flogging up the scree in the nasty gully west of "The Bishop". We regularly retrieve folk...

Incident No: 74 Date: 13th September 2016 Time: 15:38 Location: Sour Milk Ghyll, Borrowdale Incident Details:  A walker descending Sour Milk Ghyll came across a 50 year old male who had taken a tumbling fall from the difficult slab, and landed head first, suffering a number of injuries. The informant had to...

Incident No: 73 Date: 9th September 2016 Time: 14:47 Location: Latrigg Incident Details: A 92 year old gentleman, walking up Latrigg with his wife to celebrate his birthday, suffered an angina attack. He had medication with him which he took, but still felt unsteady. While some of the Team stood by at base, one of the...

Incident No: 72 Date: 6th September 2016 Time: 14:51 Location: Grange to Rosthwaite Path, Borrowdale Incident Details: A 59 year old lady, walking with her partner, slipped on a rocky slab below Millican Dalton's Cave, and fell heavily on to her hip. She was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to...