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Author: Mick Guy

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...

Incident No: 46 Date: 20th June 2016 Time: 12:29 Location: Between Whiteside and Helvellyn Incident Details: A lady walking with her daughter, was suddenly taken ill. The Team set off to Swirls car park with two vehicles full of personnel, and others went direct. Meanwhile, Control checked on the...

Incident No: 44 Date: 5th June 2016 Time: 15:42 Location: Hause Gate A lady walking with a group, slipped and suffered a serious fracture of her lower leg. It took a short while to establish exactly where she was, as the initial reports were confused. However, the leading Team...

Incident No: 43 Date: 4th June 2016 Time: 13:32 Location: Skiddaw The Team were called to go to the aid of a 50 year old male who had fallen off his mountain bike, close to the summit of Skiddaw. He was reported to have leg injuries, but it turned...

Incident No: 42 Date: 2nd June 2016 Time: 20:25 Location: High Crag, Buttermere Whilst the Team were out on their regular Thursday practice, they were made aware of an incident at High Crag, Buttermere, where a 50 year old paraglider had crash-landed attempting to take off, damaging an ankle. Cockermouth ...

Incident No: 41 Date: 1st June 2016 Time:  20:12 Location: Latrigg A group of walkers came across a male mountain biker who had crashed and broken his collarbone near the bottom of Mallen Dodd. He was in some pain, but the group stayed with him and kept him warm...