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Author: Mick Guy

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...

Incident No: 74 Date: 24th August 2015 Time: 13:22 Location: Sharp Edge, Blencathra Incident Details: A family negotiating Sharp Edge with their 2 year old Labrador were horrified when it slipped and tumbled 150 feet (45m) down Sharp Edge Gully, landing on a grassy rake about half way down. It appeared...

Incident No: 73 Date: 23rd August 2015 Time: 10:45 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details:  A 59 year old male, walking with family just above Gutherscale. suddenly had a fit, and collapsed. The Team responded swiftly, with one Landrover full of personnel leaving within 8 minutes of the alert. A land ambulance and Helimed...

Incident No: 72 Date: 21st August 2015 Time: 12:28 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details: The Team was requested by North West Ambulance Service to assist their crew with a 56 year old male, who had collapsed whilst using a high ropes course. Staff had managed to lower him to the...

Incident No: 71 Date: 20th August 2015 Time: 15:37 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details: A father, mountain biking with his children, fell off shortly after the start of the red route, suffering numerous lacerations and an injury to his jaw. The Team assisted the ambulance crew to recover him to...

Incident No: 70 Date: 16th August 2015 Time: 13:34 Location: Dollywagon Pike Incident Details: As the Team returned from the previous job, a lady walking with her partner, twisted her knee, aggravating an old injury, and was unable to weight bear. The Team then set off to Dunmail Raise with one vehicle, and accompanied by...