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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 13 Date: 12th March 2016 Time: 15.07 Location: Helvellyn (Wythburn church area) While the previous incident was in progress, the Team were requested to assist a 34 year old female with a knee injury, who was with a group descending from Helvellyn to St Johns Wythburn. This...

Incident No: 12 Date: 12th March 2016 Time: 14:15 Location: Cat Bells summit A 55 year old lady, tripped and took a tumbling fall, landing on rocks and sustaining a severely cut head. The Team was mobilised, and 10 Team members and the Team doctor took to the hill...

Incident No: 11 Date: 29th February 2016 Time: 21:45 Location: Great End Cumbria Police alerted the Team to two overdue climbers who had been on Great End. There was quite a long period where enquiries were made as to whether their car was in the area, (in case they...

Incident No: 10 Date: 29th February 2016 Time: 12:59 Location: Barrow A Team member, out for a walk with her dogs, came across a lady who had been walking with her partner. She had slipped on muddy grass, and suffered an ankle injury. The Team member raised the alarm,...

Incident No: 9 Date: 15th February 2016 Time: 15:44 Location: Above Keskadale A lady, walking down from Ard Crags with friends, suffered an ankle injury. She tried to continue, but eventually came to a stop about 250 m above Keskadale Farm. Both Keswick and Cockermouth Teams were alerted, but as...

Incident No: 8 Date: 12th February 2016 Time: 15:19 Location: High Spy to High White Rake As the previous job was ending, the Team received a report that a lady had broken her ankle whilst descending from High Spy to High White Rake. Two vehicles were ready in minutes,...

Incident No: 7 Date: 12th February 2016 Time: 12:39 Location: HelvellynIncident Details: A young man phoned the police for help saying he was stuck on steep icy ground on Helvellyn, but with no clear position. The Team were alerted but because the mobile signal kept dropping out, they were...

Incident No: 6 Date: 10th February 2016 Time: 09:56 Location: Castle Crag A lady walking by herself, slipped and broke her ankle whilst descending Castle Crag. The Team set off to Grange with two vehicles full of personnel. On arrival, it was clear that she had suffered a serious fracture dislocation of...

Incident No: 5 Date: 16th January 2016 Time: 18:59 Location: The Coach Road, St Johns in the Vale Police requested the Team go to the assistance of a family with 7 members, stuck in a 4 x 4 vehicle on the Coach Road between St Johns in the Vale,...

Incident No: 4 Date: 14th January 2016 Time: 22.10 (Initial Contact 18.13) Location: Esk Hause A 24 year old man, who had already been out for 24 hours, requested the assistance of the Team to descend from Esk Hause, after he became stuck in waist deep snow. He had been...