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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 51 Date: 28th October 2017 Time: 13:10 Location: Side of Langstrath Incident Details: Two competitors from the Original Mountain Marathon had just started to descend into Langstrath from High White Stones, when one of them turned an ankle and heard a crack just above Stake Beck. His...

Incident No: 83 Date: 27th October 2017 Time: 15:35 Location: Whinlatter - path to Grisdale Pike Incident Details: A  50 year old lady walking with a friend slipped on a muddy path, and suffered a suspected broken ankle. Details initially were sketchy, but we eventually got confirmation that it...

Incident No: 82 Date: 21st October 2017 Time: 12:17 Location: Esk Hause Shelter Incident Details:  A group walking with a guide came across a group of Chinese visitors in distress at Esk Hause shelter. They were cold, under equipped for the conditions and had become separated from one of...

Incident No: 81 Date: 20th October 2017 Time: 15:49 Location: Honister to Borrowdale Road Incident Details: A cyclist was reported as having come off his bike, but it was unclear whether this was on road, or on the old track that runs down to the Glaramara hostel. An air...

Incident No: 80 Date: 18th October 2017 Time: 14:17 Location: Scales Fell, Blencathra Incident Details: Another day, another callout...

Incident No: 79 Date: 17th October 2017 Time: 10:08 Location: Sty Head path Incident Details: Wasdale MRT took a call about an exhausted male near Sty Head Stretcher box, who had been out overnight, and discovered by passersby. They raised the alarm from the phone box at Seathwaite Farm,...

Incident No: 78 Date: 15th October 2017 Time: 14:39 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, suffered a serious ankle injury, and was unable to weight bear. Given that the Team were shorthanded due to the previous incident, a small team of 5 set off...

Incident No: 77 Date: 15th October 2017 Time: 13:25 Location: Central Fells Incident Details:   A 28 year old male set out to walk up Scafell with his partner, but she decided after a short distance that she would turn back. He continued alone, but as he had started late...

Incident No: 76 Date: 14th October 2017 Time: 12:51 Location: Grains Ghyll Incident Details: A lady walking with two friends, slipped and fell and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team set off to Seathwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and checked on the availability of the air...

Incident No: 75 Date: 8th October 2017 Time: 12:11 Location: Raven Crag Thirlmere Incident Details:   An 80 year old lady, walking with group, collapsed at the top of Raven Crag, Thirlmere. Members of the party and passers-by attempted to revive her with cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. The Great North Air Ambulance...