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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 36 Date: 30th May 2017 Time: 13:28 Location: Quayfoot Buttress, Borrowdale Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner on the path below Quayfoot Buttress, fell and broke her wrist badly. The Team was swiftly mobilised, and a Landrover with 5 personnel was away in 15 minutes....

Incident No: 35 Date: 19th May 2017 Time: 11:16 Location: Haystacks Incident Details:  This call originated with Cockermouth MRT who were very short of personnel, and called Keswick for assistance with a fallen walker on Haystacks. Whilst one of their Team members was en route, he came across a...

Incident No: 34 Date: 17th May 2017 Time: 18:45 Location: Great Wood, Borrowdale Incident Details: The Police alerted the Team that a young lady walking on her own in the Walla Crag area, had become lost in the wood, and had tumbled off a steep path, fortunately without hurting...

Incident No: 33 Date: 14th May 2017 Time: 15:50 Location: Coledale nr Braithwaite Incident Details: A 64 year old lady walking an organised group, slipped and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team set off to Braithwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, but was then confronted by a...

Incident No: 32 Date: 13th May 2017 Time: 14.06 Location: Blencathra - Sharp Edge Incident Details: Two 19 year old males requested assistance after they got off route on Sharp Edge and became cragfast, with one of them in a very precarious position. The Team responded swiftly, with the...

Incident No: 31 Date: 7th May 2017 Time: 15:56 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details:   A 15 year old boy crashed his mountain bike, suffering multiple injuries. The Team were swiftly on scene, followed by an NWAS paramedic car, and further Team personnel. Once the casualty had been assessed, and initial...

Incident No: 3- Date: 4th May 2017 Time: 13:13 Location: Cat Ghyll, Borrowdale Incident Details: A 70 year old man slipped off the path whilst walking up Cat Ghyll, and fell 10 metres into the the steep ravine containing the ghyll itself. He suffered head and shoulder injuries. The...

Incident No: 29 Date: 30th April 2017 Time: 14:49 Location: Borrowdale - Rosthwaite to Watendlath Path Incident Details: A 70 year old lady,walking with her partner, tripped and fell near Puddingstone Bank, suffering facial injuries. The Team set off to Rosthwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and other...

Incident No: 28 Date: 25th April 2017 Time: 17:13 Location: Sandbeds Gill, St Johns in the Vale Incident Details: A member of the public spotted two males in shorts scrambling on Sandbeds Gill crag during a hail shower and was concerned for their safety. A small group went to...

Incident No: 27 Date: 22nd April 2017 Time: 13:12 Location: Robinson summit Incident Details:  A 60 year old fell runner, competing in the Anniversary Waltz event, fell whilst running and suffered a broken collar bone near the summit of Robinson. One Team vehicle left within 15 minutes of being...