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Author: Mick Guy

A lady walking with a friend, spotted what appeared to be a bivvibag with a body in it...

Incident No: 99 Date: 31st December 2017 Time: 12:38 Location: Sharp Edge, Blencathra Incident Details: A couple who decided to descend Sharp Edge in winter conditions left the edge itself, and attempted to take a route directly down to the tarn, over a series of icy rock ledges and...

Incident No: 98 Date: 27th December 2017 Time: 13:48 Location: Blencathra, Sharp Edge Incident Details:  When the snow falls, Sharp Edge becomes a very serious proposition, so when this job came in, the Team's first vehicle was away very quickly indeed, and a large number of Team members turned...

Incident No: 97 Date: 24th December 2017 Time: 14:05 Location: Allerdale Ramble to Rosthwaite path Incident Details: A 48 year old man, walking with his partner, slipped, damaged his thigh and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Rosthwaite with the first Landrover, whilst a local...

Incident No: 96 Date: 21st December 2017 Time: 16:22 Location: Cat Bells summit Incident Details: A family including two young children rang for assistance, when they became benighted and disoriented in mist on the summit of Cat Bells. Initially they estimated their position as being above Black Crags on...

Incident No: 95 Date: 19th December 2017 Time: 13:41 Location: Glaramara summit Incident Details: The Team responded to a callout to a 19 year old male, who had dislocated his shoulder after falling near the summit of Glaramara. The Team set off to Mountain View with two vehicles full...

Incident No: 94 Date: 16th December 2017 Time: 15:54 Location: Blencathra near Atkinson Pike Incident Details: Two young men rang for assistance after getting benighted, without torches, on the top of Blencathra in icy conditions. They had planned to descend Sharp Edge, but got completely lost below Atkinson Pike....

Incident No: 93 Date: 16th December 2017 Time: 11:51 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: A 26 year old man, walking with his father in law, slipped on frozen ground, fell and banged his head. He was very dizzy and sick, and was assessed at the scene by a passing...

Incident No: 92 Date: 9th December 2017 Time: 15:20 Location: Taylor Gill Force, Borrowdale Incident Details: A lady walking with a family member, slipped on an icy path above Taylor Gill Force, and took a tumbling fall of 20 metres into a scree field. She suffered serious head injuries....

Incident No: 51 Date: 6th December 2017 Time: 15:44 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: The Team received an alert from Patterdale MRT referring to a couple lost on Helvellyn in gathering darkness. From their enquiries, Patterdale had established that the mispers were on the Keswick side of the hill,...