Fellwalking

Incident Report #64 2019

Two women reported themselves benighted. We located them and escorted back to civilisation. 

We were assisted by Kendal MRT on this one, being short of members ourselves due to a prior engagement in Langdale.

For clarity's sake, it's unlikely we'd recommend Burberry macs, Sketchers trainers or Gucci bags  for Lakes hillwalking

#beprepared #beadventuresmart 

Man Hours
4 team members, plus Kendal MRT
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY3016909589

Incident Report #58 2019

A man sustained a serious ankle fracture/dislocation. He was treated by team members, but the need for ongoing manual traction applied to the ankle in order to maintain the blood supply to his foot meant that a stretcher evacuation was not the best option. A Coastguard helicopter was requested and was able to attend and winch the man and fly him to hospital

Man Hours
14 team members for 4 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY289071

Incident Report #55 2019

A teenage male became separated from his family as he proceeded ahead of them while descending to Stake Pass from Mart Crag Moor. They searched the area around Stake Pass, then called the team. A search was organised and he was located coming down from Rossett Ghyll. We were assisted by Keswick MRT and Lake District Mountain Search and Rescue Dogs

Man Hours
19 team members for 2 hours, plus Keswick MRT, and LDSMRDA
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY256072