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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 16 Date: 23rd March 2017 Time: 16:03 Location: Honister Slate Mine Incident Details: A young boy, one of an organised group from an activity centre, slipped whilst on the last part of the mine's underground Via Ferrata. Although it was a minor fall, due to the mechanism of...

Incident No: 15 Date: 7th March 2017 Time: 10.44 Location: Barrow nr Braithwaite Incident Details: The Team were requested to assist an 80 year old man with chest pains, climbing Barrow just outside Braithwaite. There was some difficulty in establishing the exact location, but the first Landrover set out for...

Incident No: 14 Date: 2nd March 2017 Time: 14:36 Location: Mousthwaite Comb Incident Details: Two walkers on their way down Blencathra, spotted something blue on the lower path further down the fell. As they watched, they saw an arm move, and realised to their horror that it was a...

Incident No: 13 Date: 1st March 2017 Time: 13.23 Location: Blencathra – Sharp Edge Incident Details: A couple attempting Sharp Edge, found themselves in mist,and on a snowy/icy section of the ridge. They became cragfast some 30m down, in the head of the steep “usual” gully. They were unhurt,...

Incident No: 12 Date: 24th February 2017 Time: 14:31 Location: Gategill Fell, Blencathra Incident Details: A family group attempted to climb Blencathra by an unusual route, via the steep side of Gategill Fell. After they ran into snow cover, they discovered that this route was actually very slippery, and...

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...