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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 51 Date: 20th July 2017 Time: 12:47 Location: Blea Tarn to Watendlath path Incident Details: A 71 year old lady, walking with a group, turned ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Watendlath with two vehicles full of personnel. The casualty was...

Incident No: 50 Date: 19th July 2017 Time: 13:28 Location: Sty Head Path Incident Details: A 60 year old male walking with a friend strained a calf muscle badly, and this was exacerbated by his Parkinsons Disease. Although he made a great effort to get off the hill, it...

Incident No: 49 Date: 18th July 2017 Time: 19:29 Location: Miners Crag, Newlands Incident Details: A classic example of what we get called to is not quite what it seems...

Incident No: 48 Date: 16th July 2017 Time: 15:13 Location: Allerdale Ramble above Scaleclose Coppice Incident Details: The Team were alerted to this incident by the Police, but full details had not been taken as the call cut out part way through. A lady walking wih her partner had...

Incident No: 47 Date: 13th July 2017 Time: 14:23 Location: The Howrahs, Keswick Incident Details: A  71 yr old lady walking with a friend, tripped and fell face first on a stony path. She banged her head, was bleeding from head wound, and was a bit dizzy. The Team...

Incident No: 46 Date: 9th July 2017 Time: 15:31 Location: Great End - Central Gully Incident Details: The Team was alerted by Wasdale MRT to an incident, supposedly in Cust's Gully, Great End.  Four people were reported stuck, and one injured by a rockfall. The Team was very short-handed, and...

Incident No: 45 Date:  5th July 2017 Time: 11:13 Location: Friars Crag Derwentwater Incident Details: The Team was called to assist the North West Ambulance service with a patient who had fallen off the path at Friars Crag. However, by the time the Team assembled, the ambulance crew had...

Incident No: 44 Date: 3rd July 2017 Time: 14:22 Location: Spooney Green Lane, Latrigg Incident Details: A  34 year old mountain biker crashed at high speed after hitting a rock in the path. He suffered injuries to his shoulder, chest, wrist and knee. The North West Ambulance service requested...

Incident No: 43 Date: 2nd July 2017 Time: 16:04 Location: Whinlatter Forest South route Incident Details: A 45 year old man came off his mountain bike at high speed, suffering shoulder and back injuries. This accident happened at a location where we have been three or four times in...

Incident No: 42 Date: 28th June 2017 Time: 16:06 Location: Cat Ghyll, Walla Crag Incident Details: A 72 year old male slipped on the path and took a tumbling 10 metre fall into Cat Ghyll, whilst descending from Walla Crag. A passerby raised the alarm, and the Team were under...