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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 76 Date: 14th October 2017 Time: 12:51 Location: Grains Ghyll Incident Details: A lady walking with two friends, slipped and fell and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team set off to Seathwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and checked on the availability of the air...

Incident No: 75 Date: 8th October 2017 Time: 12:11 Location: Raven Crag Thirlmere Incident Details:   An 80 year old lady, walking with group, collapsed at the top of Raven Crag, Thirlmere. Members of the party and passers-by attempted to revive her with cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. The Great North Air Ambulance...

Incident No: 74 Date: 4th October 2017 Time: 11:12 Location: Shepherds Crag - Kransic Crack Incident Details: A climbing group from a local centre reported that a 17 year old lad appeared to have collapsed whilst at the foot of the crag. He had not fallen, and there were no...

Incident No: 73 Date: 30th September 2017 Time: 14:55 Location: Whinlatter Forest (Red Mtn Bike route S) Incident Details: A 38 year old male fell from his mountain bike, and suffered a head injury, in a location which we visit fairly frequently. The Team responded with a single vehicle,...

Incident No: 72 Date: 29th September 2017 Time: 14:24 Location: Base Brown Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner tripped, broke her ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team, somewhat short-handed, set off to Seathwaite , whilst a local Team member set off up the hill...

Incident No: 71 Date: 16th September 2017 Time: 17:13 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: A gentleman walking with a group fell and banged his head, and suffered an open fracture dislocation of a finger. He was briefly unconscious, and was therefore treated as a high priority. ( This incident originated with...

Incident No: 70 Date: 12th September 2017 Time: 11.51 Location: Barf - Birch Crag Incident Details: The Team was called to a walker who had a cragfast dog on the slopes of Whinlatter/Barf (Birch Crag). The gentleman and his other dog were OK, but his small Jack Russell cross had...

Incident No: 69 Date: 11th September 2017 Time: 18:59 Location: Doves Nest Crag, Comb Ghyll Incident Details: Late in the afternoon, a climber became trapped between rocks inside Doves Nest Crags, Borrowdale. She had been climbing in a crack that runs behind the main face of the crag, and...

Incident No: 68 Date: 6th September 2017 Time: 15:20 Location: Halls Fell Ridge, Blencathra Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner became cragfast in the upper section and was unable to move. The weather was windy, and a steady mizzle had set in. As the Team were already...

Incident No: 67 Date: 6th September 2017 Time: 13:48 Location: Helvellyn Incident Details: A man walking with his partner fell near the top of Helvellyn, and turned his ankle badly. He managed to limp quite a long way down the path towards the Swirls car park, but eventually called...