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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 21 Date: 1st April 2016 Time: 12:52 The Team were asked to assist Cockermouth team with carrying down a casualty from Scale Force, as they were short of personnel. As the Team were leaving base, it became clear that a helicopter was en route, so the...

Incident No: 20 Date: 1st April 2016 Time: 06:19 Location:  Central Fells At the request of  Wasdale MRT, the Team turned out to search for a 62 year old lady who had been walking on the Central Fells with her partner. Above Esk Hause, she wanted to rest, he wanted to continue...

Incident No: 18 Date: 25th March 2016 Time: 12:26 Location: Honister A young lady descending Honister Pass at high speed on her bike, crashed heavily near to the bottom of the Pass, suffering serious multiple injuries in the accident.The Team were initially called because it was unclear whether she was...

Incident No: 19 Date: 25th March Time: 14:06 Location: Barf As the previous incident was being cleared up, a second call came in. A lady walking with her partner, child and elderly mother, followed a path up Barf past "The Bishop", and then got cragfast not far from the...

Incident No: 15 Date: 16th March 2016 Time: 15:49 Location: Stonethwaite area The Team was called to an incident where shouts for help had been heard by a number of people, who had phoned in. One local team member began a search, and came across a passer by ,who had...

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...