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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 61 Date: 2nd August 2016 Time: 15:38 Location: Glaramara Incident Details:  Two ladies, aged 68 and 75, called for assistance when they became lost in mist on the Glaramara ridge, couldn't find a way off and were exhausted. Given that conditions were deteriorating, one Team of rescuers with a search dog...

Incident No: 60 Date: 1st August 2016 Time: 12:26 Location: Blencathra Incident Details: A 26 year old male, descending Scales Fell with two friends, slipped and suffered a severe fracture of the ankle. The Team sent one vehicle immediately, followed by a second, while three other Team members made their way...

Incident No: 59 Date: 27th July 2015 Time: 15:50 Location: Barf, Slape Crag Incident Details: A 28 year old man, walking with his dog, reported himself cragfast on Slape Crag, Barf. This was the usual place, the awkward step on the Wainwright route, which many people have found intimidating. A small team...

Incident No: 58 Date: 26th July 2015 Time: 05:16 Location: Manesty Incident Details:   North West Ambulance Service requested assistance in locating an elderly patient whose Careline device had been activated, and whose location was unclear. The Team attended, and located the property for the ambulance crew, but the activation had been...

Incident No: 57 Date: 19th July 2016 Time: 15:54 Location:  Allerdale Ramble above Seatoller Incident Details: North West Ambulance Service requested help to carry down a 69 year old man who had succumbed to the heat. The Team despatched two vehicles to Seatoller, while three local members also attended. After...

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...