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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 70 Date: 12th September 2017 Time: 11.51 Location: Barf - Birch Crag Incident Details: The Team was called to a walker who had a cragfast dog on the slopes of Whinlatter/Barf (Birch Crag). The gentleman and his other dog were OK, but his small Jack Russell cross had...

Incident No: 69 Date: 11th September 2017 Time: 18:59 Location: Doves Nest Crag, Comb Ghyll Incident Details: Late in the afternoon, a climber became trapped between rocks inside Doves Nest Crags, Borrowdale. She had been climbing in a crack that runs behind the main face of the crag, and...

Incident No: 68 Date: 6th September 2017 Time: 15:20 Location: Halls Fell Ridge, Blencathra Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner became cragfast in the upper section and was unable to move. The weather was windy, and a steady mizzle had set in. As the Team were already...

Incident No: 67 Date: 6th September 2017 Time: 13:48 Location: Helvellyn Incident Details: A man walking with his partner fell near the top of Helvellyn, and turned his ankle badly. He managed to limp quite a long way down the path towards the Swirls car park, but eventually called...

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...