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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 83 Date: 6th September 2015 Time: 14:32 Location: Whinlatter Forest (Blue Route) Incident Details: A lady cycling with her family, came off her bike at speed, and damaged her shoulder. The Team were on the scene fairly swiftly, even though shorthanded. We were able to provide analgesia, and then assisted the ambulance crew to get...

Incident No: 82 Date: 3rd September 2015 Time: 19:07 Location: Latrigg - Spooney Green Lane Incident Details: While the previous incident was in progress, the Team was requested to provide assistance to an ambulance crew who had been called to a mountain biker who had come off his bike descending Spooney...

Incident No: 81 Date: 3rd September 2015 Time: 19:06 Location: Road between Borrowdale Hotel and Buttermere Incident Details: This came in initially as a job for Cockermouth MRT, but we became involved when it looked as if it was potentially on our side of the hill. The information initially...

Incident No: 80 Date: 3rd September 2015 Time: 13:56 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details: A lady walking with a friend, turned her ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Yewthwaite Mine as the nearest access point with a Landrover, and others joined later. The casualty was located about 50m south of...

Incident No: 79 Date: 31 August, 2015 Time: 12:41 Location: Walla Crag Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, injured her ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Rakefoot with two vehicles full of personnel, and two members attended from their homes close by. She was splinted at the scene,...

Incident No:  Alert  Date: 30 August 2015 Time: 22.03 Location: Central Fells Incident Details: A male walker was reported missing by friends after a walk up Scafell Pike. There was no indication as to a definite route, other than the group had ascended by the Corridor route. Fortunately he...

Incident No: 78 Date: 30 August 2015 Time: 19:15 Location: High Raise to Greenup Edge Incident Details: A male walker, feeling faint, was late coming off the hill, and thought he might need assistance coming off down Greenup Edge. A small group went out to ensure he made it,...

Incident No: 77 Date: 30th August 2015 Time: 15:13 Location: Grange in Borrowdale - Allerdale Ramble Incident Details: As the previous incident was getting under way, a second call came in for a mountain biker, who had come off his bike in what is known as the Graveyard section of the...

Incident No: 76 Date: 30th August 2015 Time: 14:34 Location: Sharp Edge, Blencathra Incident Details: Police notified the Team that an informant had phoned to tell them that a couple had got themselves cragfast after getting off route at Sharp Edge. The lady was particularly distressed, and the Team lost no...

Incident No: 75 Date: 29th August 2015 Time: 10:27 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details: A member of Langdale Ambleside MR team reported finding an unconscious injured mountain biker near the beginning of the Blue mountain bike route. The Team sent out a Landrover with 5 members, and another Team member was in...