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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 56 Date: 16th July 2015 Time: 11:25 Location: Stoneycroft Beck, Newlands Incident Details: A 54 year old lady taking part in a ghyll scramble, slipped and suffered an ankle injury. Because of the location, the accompanying instructors could not extricate her on their own, and requested assistance....

Incident No: 55 Date: 13th July 2016 Time: 14:39 Location: Abbots Bay, Manesty Incident Details: While the previous incident was in progress, a 21 year old female slipped on some slippery roots at the edge of Derwentwater, and fell 2 metres on to rocks below. She injured her...

Incident No: 54 Date: 13th July 2016 Time: 13:45 Location: Lining Crag, Greenup Edge Incident Details: A 16 year old student taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh activity with a group, fell and injured his knee to a point where he was unable to weight bear on it....

Incident No: 53 Date: 12th July 2016 Time: 15:20 Location: Stile End above Braithwaite Incident Details: A 60 year old lady walking with a group, slipped on wet turf whilst descending, and suffered a displaced fracture of the ankle. The Team attended, and after administering some analgesia, the two...

Incident No: 52 Date: 8th July 2016 Time: 13:51 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: A 26 year old lady mountain biking had a high speed crash on the Red route, suffering serious facial, chest and back injuries. The Team mobilised swiftly and two vehicles attended. An ambulance crew were...

Incident No: 51 Date: 7th July 2016 Time: 16:17 Location: Below Ullock Pike Incident Details: A couple walking along the Ullock Pike Ridge, mistook the parish boundary marked on the map as a footpath, and descended towards Dodd Wood. They got into some very difficult ground with thick vegetation, and became...

Incident No: 50 Date: 7th July 2016 Time: 14:29 Location: Honister Pass Incident Details: The Team were summoned to a cycling accident in the vicinity of Honister Pass, which was initially reported as off road. Details were hard to come by, so it was decided to send one vehicle...

Incident No: 49 Date: 6th July 2016 Time: 12:26 Location: Fairy Glen, Borrowdale Incident Details: A 17 year old lady, undertaking the Coast to Coast walk with two friends, was suddenly taken ill on the Greenup Edge path, near to Fairy Glen. A couple came across the three, and phoned...

Incident No: 48 Date:  25th June 2016 Time: 18:50 Location: Helvellyn - Comb Gill Incident Details: A couple rang the police to say they had passed a male struggling down the path above Wythburn Church, and thought he might have taken a fall. The Team sent out two vehicles...

Incident No: 47 Date: 26th June 2016 Time: 12:26 Location: Sale Fell Incident Details: A 71 year old lady walking with friends collapsed with breathing difficulties, and became unconscious. Both Keswick and Cockermouth teams were mobilised and responded, as the incident was on the boundary. A doctor at the scene assessed...