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Incident No: 61 Date: 14th August 2017 Time: 18:36 Location: Edge of Derwentwater, nr Manesty Incident Details: A 56 year old lady, walking with a companion, slipped on a wet rock slab, fell and badly broke her wrist. North West Ambulance Service requested the Team's assistance as it was...

Incident No: 60 Date: 13th August 2017 Time: 12:30 Location: Stable Hills, nr Keswick Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, fell off a stile and injured her ankle. North West Ambulance Service requested our assistance as she was on a steep path going down on to Derwentwater...

Incident No: 59 Date: 7th August 2017 Time: 20:17 Location:  Sharp Edge Incident Details: As the previous callout was coming to an end, the Team was paged again, this time to a 30 year old cragfast walker on Sharp Edge. He had been negotiating the edge with a friend,...

Incident No: 58 Date: 7th August 2017 Time: 18:24 Location: Above Force Crag Mine Incident Details: A couple coming off the hill came across a 75 year old gentleman who had "run out of legs", and was rapidly becoming hypothermic, having been unable to move for some time. The...

Incident No: 57 Date: 6th August 2017 Time: 16:55 Location: Helvellyn Incident Details: The Team received a request to assist Patterdale MRT with a possible evacuation of hypothermia cases from Helvellyn, in poor visibility and rain. Initially this group appeared to number 8, but was revised down to 4...

Incident No: 56 Date: 5th August 2017 Time: 18:03 Location: Barf Incident Details:  A 75 year old gentleman became exhausted and stuck in the usual place on Barf - just below Slape Crag. The Team sent a small group, who reached him in about 40 minutes. They were able...

Incident No: 55 Date: 23rd July 2017 Time: 05.03 Location: Path Sprinkling Tarn to Styhead Incident Details:  Those Team members who had attended Incident 54 had only been back in bed an hour or so before we were called out again, this time to a hypothermic male taking part...

Incident No: 54 Date: 23rd July 2017 Time: 01:21 Location: Castlehead, Keswick Incident Details: The Team were requested to assist an ambulance crew with retrieving an intoxicated 18 year old female from near the top of Castlehead Wood. Things were delayed a bit because of difficulties with communications with...

Incident No: 53 Date: 22nd July 2015 Time: 15:04 Location: Castle Crag, Borrowdale Incident Details: A 70 year old gentleman, walking on his own, slipped whilst descending Castle Crag, and took a 10 m tumbling fall into an old quarry working. He suffered a head injury in the process....

Incident No: 51 Date: 21st July 2017 Time: 12:32 Location: Sharp Edge, Blencathra Incident Details:  The Team were alerted to a father and son who had become cragfast on Sharp Edge in wet and windy conditions, having perhaps under-estimated the challenge of the route. In view of the risk,...