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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 56 Date: 5th August 2017 Time: 18:03 Location: Barf Incident Details:  A 75 year old gentleman became exhausted and stuck in the usual place on Barf - just below Slape Crag. The Team sent a small group, who reached him in about 40 minutes. They were able...

Incident No: 55 Date: 23rd July 2017 Time: 05.03 Location: Path Sprinkling Tarn to Styhead Incident Details:  Those Team members who had attended Incident 54 had only been back in bed an hour or so before we were called out again, this time to a hypothermic male taking part...

Incident No: 54 Date: 23rd July 2017 Time: 01:21 Location: Castlehead, Keswick Incident Details: The Team were requested to assist an ambulance crew with retrieving an intoxicated 18 year old female from near the top of Castlehead Wood. Things were delayed a bit because of difficulties with communications with...

Incident No: 53 Date: 22nd July 2015 Time: 15:04 Location: Castle Crag, Borrowdale Incident Details: A 70 year old gentleman, walking on his own, slipped whilst descending Castle Crag, and took a 10 m tumbling fall into an old quarry working. He suffered a head injury in the process....

Incident No: 51 Date: 21st July 2017 Time: 12:32 Location: Sharp Edge, Blencathra Incident Details:  The Team were alerted to a father and son who had become cragfast on Sharp Edge in wet and windy conditions, having perhaps under-estimated the challenge of the route. In view of the risk,...

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...