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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 11 Date: 23rd February 2017 Time: 12:49 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details:  A 25 year old man phoned Police to say that he was stuck on the side of Cat Bells, effectively cragfast because of the strength of the wind. (This was the day of Storm Doris,...

Incident No: 10 Date: 21st February Time: 19:57 Location: Central Fells Incident Details: Just as the Team had begun to withdraw after the previous search, a call was received from a  local hotel about a couple overdue from a walk up to Scafell Pike. They had left no details...

Incident No: 09 Date: 21st February Time: 18.08 Location: Seathwaite to Langdale Incident Details: Keswick Team were requested to assist Wasdale MRT with a search for a family group including two teenage children, who were missing on a walk between Seathwaite and Great Langdale, who had been reported overdue....

Incident No: 08 Date: 17th February 2017 Time: 14:54 Location:  Bowderstone area Incident Details: A 56 year old lady scrambling on a small crag near the Bowderstone, slipped and fell 20 metres on to rocks at the bottom, suffering serious injuries. The Team responded swiftly with two vehicles going...

Incident No:  Alert Date: 12th February 2017 Time: 13:40 Location: Skiddaw Incident Details: A man descending from the summit of Skiddaw in poor visibility, lost contact with 3 companions, and was then blown off the path by a strong gust of wind. He was not injured but was uncertain...

Incident No: 7 Date: 10th February 2017 Time: 0930 Location: Stonethwaite Incident Details: A 68 year old male was reported as missing, after his car and camping equipment were found apparently abandoned at a campsite near Stonethwaite. The Police requested a search be made with a radius of 1400m from...

Incident No: 07 Date: 26.01.2017 Time: 13:51 Location: Derwentwater, Kettlewell Bay Incident Details: The Team were paged to respond to a man who had fallen out of his sailing dinghy 100m offshore, and was shouting for help. His boat had capsized and the mast was stuck in the lake bottom....

Incident No: 05 Date: 13th January 2017 Time: 18:51 Location:  Keswick town Incident Details: The Team were called by North West Ambulance Service to assist them with the extrication of a teenager who had fallen 8 metres into a culvert, from a wall on the old railway line. Two vehicles left...

Incident No: 504 Date: 9th January 2017 Time: 15.04 Location: Great End Incident Details: A lady walking with her son became stuck in a gully high on the west side of Great End, and as she suffered from a  medical condition, quickly became very cold. Given the prevailing conditions, and the rapidly approaching...

Incident No: 03 Date: 2nd January 2017 Time: 16:15 Location: Glaramara Incident Details: A group of 4 walkers became temporarily stuck at the summit of Glaramara when two of their number were unable to negotiate an icy step off the summit knoll, and then became very cold. One of the Team's dog...