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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 86 Date: 4th November 2016 Time: 17:46 Location: Dale Head Tarn Incident Details: A 15 year old student suffered a severe asthma attack whilst on an expedition training session, whilst camping with a group at Dale Head Tarn. His medication failed to relieve the problem. The instructor with the group requested...

Incident No: 85 Date: 3rd November 2016 Time: 18:37 Location: Skiddaw Incident Details: A family of three, including a four year old, became lost and benighted without a torch, above Mirehouse on the western slopes of Skiddaw. The Team were able to SARLOC them, and three Team members with search dogs went out,...

Incident No: 84 Date: 2nd November 2016 Time: 15:08 Location: Friars Crag, Keswick Incident Details: A 74 year old man, walking with his family, suffered a sudden collapse whilst they were sitting having a rest. The Team were requested to assist the ambulance crew to get him over the 300m "off road"  to...

Incident No: 83 Date: 28th October 2016 Time: 17:53 Location: Jonny Wood, Borrowdale Incident Details: A lady walking with her family & friends slipped on wet grass and suffered an ankle injury. She was unable to weight bear, and with the onset of darkness, it was clear that the Team's...

Incident No: 82 Date: 25th October 2016 Time: 14:14 Location: Bannerdale Crags Incident Details: A lady walking with her family, was suddenly taken ill, and after a short interval, became semi-conscious. The Team sent off a Landrover to Mungrisdale immediately, and while the first group were on their way up, a second vehicle followed...

Incident No: 81 Date: 16th October 2016 Time: 14:06 Location: Hazel Bank, Rosthwaite Incident Details: A 72 year old man slipped and twisted his knee, rendering him moreorless immobile on the footpath above Hazel Bank. The ground was quite difficult, and he was unable to walk down unaided.Once his condition had been...

Incident No: 80 Date: 8th October 2016 Time: 18:24 Location: Black Crag, Borrowdale Incident Details: The Team was requested to attend to a fallen walker with a dislocated shoulder. This turned out to be a fallen climber with a dislocated shoulder, above the second pitch on Troutdale Pinnacle, at the start of the traverse...

Incident No: 79 Date: 27th September 2016 Time: 06.00 Location: Helbeck Fell, nr Warcop Incident Details: The Team were asked to assist Kirkby Stephen team who were searching for a missing beater on a grouse shoot, who had got lost in thick mist on Helbeck Fell, nr Warcop. Keswick's search dogs had been...

Incident No: 78 Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 22:13 Location: Wythburn Incident Details: A couple in their 60s, walking the Coast to Coast route, became lost near the hause at Greenup Edge, and ended up descending into Wythburn. They were unable find a way out, so the Team sent out a group with...

Incident No: 77 Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 10:52 Location: Dodd Incident Details:  A 53 year old male, mountain biking on Dodd, suffered serious injuries when he came off his bike near the summit. The Team immediately despatched a Landrover to the scene. In the meantime, the Great North Air Ambulance arrived...