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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 67 Date: 4th September 2017 Time: 12:15 Location: Greenup Edge Incident Details: Langdale Ambleside MRT were called to an incident at Greenup Edge, where a 60 year old lady walking the Coast to Coast path, fell and struck her head. She bled profusely and those with her...

Incident No: 65 Date: 2nd September 2017 Time: 14:01 Location: Scale Beck Buttermere Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner was overtaken by  blackouts on the hill. This log was initially sent to us, but as Cockermouth  MRT would then need to summon their Team, we sent one...

Incident No: 64 Date: 28th August 2017 Time: 19:23 Location: Sty Head Stretcher Box Incident Details: A family group of four, including a child, reported themselves stuck in thick mist near Sty Head Stretcher Box. They were unhurt, but unable to find their way off, and with darkness approaching,...

Incident No: 63 Date: 27th August 2017 Time: 09:41 Location: Barf Incident Details:  Basically, read previous incident, but this time two males got stuck, called out the Team, decided they could cope, cancelled the Team, and then got stuck 16 minutes later above Slape Crag. Whereupon, they called out...

Incident No: 62 Date: 20th August 2017 Time: 12:35 Location: Barf Incident Details: A third trip to Barf this year, to locate and recover folk who have tried to follow the Wainwright Route above The Bishop, and find themselves stuck at the difficult step at the foot of Slape...

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...