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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 74 Date: 4th October 2017 Time: 11:12 Location: Shepherds Crag - Kransic Crack Incident Details: A climbing group from a local centre reported that a 17 year old lad appeared to have collapsed whilst at the foot of the crag. He had not fallen, and there were no...

Incident No: 73 Date: 30th September 2017 Time: 14:55 Location: Whinlatter Forest (Red Mtn Bike route S) Incident Details: A 38 year old male fell from his mountain bike, and suffered a head injury, in a location which we visit fairly frequently. The Team responded with a single vehicle,...

Incident No: 72 Date: 29th September 2017 Time: 14:24 Location: Base Brown Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner tripped, broke her ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team, somewhat short-handed, set off to Seathwaite , whilst a local Team member set off up the hill...

Incident No: 71 Date: 16th September 2017 Time: 17:13 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: A gentleman walking with a group fell and banged his head, and suffered an open fracture dislocation of a finger. He was briefly unconscious, and was therefore treated as a high priority. ( This incident originated with...

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...