Fellwalking

Incident Report #91 2016

The team were paged for a couple who were lost and benighted, supposedly in Far Easedale, and attempting to get from Rosthwaite to Grasmere. Since we were just about to sit down to our annual dinner, we passed the incident on to Kendal MRT, who had kindly provided cover for us. The size of the search escalated as it became obvious the couple were not where they thought they were, and they were eventually they were located cold and wet near Rosthwaite. 

Man Hours
1 team member for 30 minutes, plus Kendal MRT, Keswick MRT, LDMSRD
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY260147

Incident Report #85 2016

We were requested to assist Wasdale MRT with a large area search in the Central Fells. Five people had become separated from a very large group and failed to return. They were located near Styhead Tarn around midneight, cold and wet, by members of Keswick MRT. 

Man Hours
10 team members for 5 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY223109

Incident Report #82 2016

An elderley woman became lost and exhausted while walking with a small group. Initially thought to be in Patterdale MRT's are, a SARLOC locations placced her on Low Pike. She was treated and evacuated by team members

Man Hours
11 team members for 3 hours, plus Patterdale MRT
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY375073