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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 108 Date: 1st November 2015 Time: 18:07 Location: Cat Bells - Maiden Moor Incident Details: Two 13 year old boys went up Cat Bells, and filled with enthusiasm, decided to see how far they could get before coming down to meet up with parents. They got a...

Incident No: 107 Date: 29th Oct 2015 Time: 12.49 Location: Helvellyn, Brown Cove Crags path Incident Details: A 52 year old lady, walking with her partner, fell on to her outstretched hand, and dislocated her shoulder near to the summit.  Her husband supported her part of the way down but...

Incident No: 106 Date: 27th October 2015 Time: 14.10 Location: Seathwaite, Borrowdale Incident Details: Cumbria Police requested assistance to locate a missing male aged 24 years, who passers-by at Sty Head had seen self harming. Whilst the Team were on route to Seathwaite Farm, further information was received that he was...

Incident No: 105 Date: 26 October, 2015 Time: 17:15 Location: Stake Pass Incident Details: A 45 year old male working with a youth group, twisted his knee near the top of Stake Pass. The rest of the group came down to Langstrath and raised the alarm, leaving the man and a companion...

Incident No: 104 Date: 20th October 2015 Time: 14:13 Location: Swanesty How, Borrowdale Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, slipped and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team set off to Rosthwaite with two vehicles. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled from Langwathby, but because of the difficult terrain...

Incident No: 103 Date: 18th October 2015 Time: 17:06 Location: Barkbethdale - Broad End Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, damaged her ankle and was unable to continue. The Team set off to Barkbethdale with two vehicles full of personnel. As you can see, a Landrover, good as it is, doesn't always...

Incident No: 102 Date: 17th October 2015 Time: 12:47 Location: Glaramara summit Incident Details: Whilst the previous rescue was in progress, the Team was requested to assist a 54 year old man who had twisted his knee badly on the summit of Glaramara, and was unable to weight bear. As...

Incident No: 101 Date: 18th October 2015 Time: 12:38 Location: Carlside Col, Skiddaw Incident Details: The Team was called to a 51 year old man who had apparently suffered a heart attack whilst walking with two companions. His friends and other passers-by assisted with CPR, and the Great North Air...

Incident No: 100 Date: 12th October 2015 Time: 12:26 Location: Wolf Crags Incident Details: A male speedflier made a crash landing on slopes near Wolf Crag, suffering potentially serious spinal injuries. His fellow pilots raised the alarm. The Team reacted swiftly sending two vehicles full of personnel, who were on scene in...

Incident No: 99 Date: 10th Oct 2015 Time: 13.41 Location: Barf Incident Details: Two young ladies staying at a local campsite, decided to tackle the path up the front of Barf. Having passed "The Bishop" they became cragfast at the foot of Slape Crag - a frequent sticking point for the unwary! A...