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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 26 Date: 17th April 2017 Time: 12:26 Location: Seathwaite - Stockley Bridge area Incident Details: A 45 year old lady walking with her partner, slipped descending the last part of the Sty Head to Stockley Bridge path, and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team were called after...

Incident No: 25 Date: Sunday 16th April Time: 18:29 Location: Fairy Glen, Stonethwaite Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner slipped and broke her ankle . The Team set off to Stonethwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and a local Team member went direct to the scene. The...

Incident No: 24 Date: Saturday 15th April Time: 22.18 Location: Sty Head to Seathwaite path Incident Details: This tasking originally went to Wasdale MRT, but was passed to Keswick after it became clear that it was in our area. A family group became benighted beyond the "1000 ft Boulder" after a...

Incident No: 23 Date: Sat 15th April 2017 Time: 17:06 Location: Derwentwater Incident Details: While the previous incident was still live, a male canoeist came out of his boat on Derwentwater  whilst 500m offshore, and was unable to get back into it. The Team contacted Derwentwater Marina, who were able to...

Incident No: 2 Date: 15th April 2017 Time: 14:57 Location: Base Brown Incident Details: A 24 year old man, walking on Base Brown, was blown down into a gully by a gust of wind, suffering ankle and wrist injuries. The Team immediately despatched a lead Landrover, and three local...

Incident No: 21 Date: 13th April 2017 Time: 10:58 Location: Barf Incident Details: A  gentleman in his sixties rang for assistance after he became cragfast on Barf - a common occurrence, given the nature of the ground and the rock. The Team sent a vehicle round through Whinlatter Forest,...

Incident No: 20 Date: 10th April 2017 Time: 15:11 Location: Upper Shepherd's Crag, Borrowdale Incident Details: A 47 year old man slipped on steep ground, fell and broke his collarbone. The Team sent two vehicles in case he needed to be stretchered, but after suitable analgesia, he was able to walk down to...

Incident No: 19 Date: 2nd April 2017 Time: 13:47 Location: Clough Head Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, suffered an ankle inury and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Clough Head, whilst the GNAS Air Ambulance, Helimed 58, was en route. Things were complicated by a...

Incident No: 18 Date: 28th March 2017 Time: 15:46 Location: Force Crag area, Coledale Incident Details: Whilst incident 17 was being completed, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team received a callout for an injured walker nearr Honister slate mine. As the suspected location was on the boundary between the 2 teams and...

Incident No: 17 Date: 28th March 2017 Time: 15:07 Location: Shepherds Crag, Borrowdale Incident Details:  A climber, whilst tackling the last pitch of 'Little Chamonix' got her arm stuck behind a rock, and as she was unable to release herself, the team were called. After rigging the required equipment,...