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Author: Mick Guy

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...

Incident No: 41 Date: 24th June 2017 Time: 16:27 Location: Maiden Moor Incident Details: A 31 year old lady walking on a charity event, twisted her knee between Maiden Moor and Cat Bells, and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to to Skelghyll, and then used...

Incident No: 40 Date: 19th June 2017 Time: 20.08 Location: Langstrath - Foot of Stake Pass Incident Details:  A 59 year old male, walking with a companion on a very hot day, succumbed to the heat, and became semi-conscious. The Team mobilised swiftly with the first vehicle being away...

Incident No: 39 Date: 16th June 2017 Time: 16:20 Location: Foule Crag, Blencathra Incident Details:  A young couple left their campsite at Troutbeck, and climbed Blencathra via Halls Fell Ridge. Their intended route was to descend via Scales Fell, but in the thick mist, they managed to overshoot, and...

Incident No: 38 Date: 15th June 2017 Time: 15:43 Location: Little Man, Skiddaw Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, was blown over, twisted her knee and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Applethwaite with two vehicles full of personnel. In the meantime, the couple...

Incident No: 37 Date: 9th June 2017 Time: 07:27 Location: Walla Crag Incident Details: A fell runner out for an early run, reported that he had heard shouts for help in the area of Cat Ghyll or Walla Crag. The Team mobilised,  with three search dogs, and proceeded to search...