A woman in her 60s slipped on wet ground and suffered an injury to he lower back. She was unable to continue wlaking, so the team was called. She was treated by team members and evacuated by Great North Air Ambulance
An elderly male was reported as unwell and hypothermic at the top of Far Easedale. The team was mobilised and assistance was provided by Helimed 58. The man was airlfited to hospital and his friends were escorted from the hill through some pretty damp conditions
The team was called to assist a woman who was taken ill close to the summit of Helm Crag. She was treated by team members and evacuated to an air ambulance for onward transport to hospital
We were all just about to go home from the previous rescue when we were notified of a male who had collapsed, exhausted and unwell. He was treated by team members and evacuated to a point from where the air ambulance could take him on to hospital
Midges turned out in force
A female mountain biker fell from her bike having suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. Immediate CPR provided by her husband and several witnesses, plus successful defibrillation on scene by paramedics, First Responders and the team meant she could be flown to hospital for further treatment
20:00 update. Sadly we have just been informed that the woman died in hospital
A team member who is part of the Fix the Fells team was at work at the top of Far Easedale when she encountered a man struggling with an ankle injury. The situation was complicated by his wife struggling with an asthma attack. She and her colleague started to assist the couple down, and alerted the team to assist. We responded and assisted the couple to Grasmere
A woman descending Far Easedale tripped and sustained a suspected wrist fracture, plus a possible bump on the head.
She was treated by team members and evacuated by air ambulance to Lancaster
A group of three, seperated from the rest of their party ground to a halt when darkness, fatigue and recurring injuries got the better of them. They were located using our SARLOC tool and evacuated to Grasmere
Who'd have thought that today, of all days, it would go dark?? Anyway, it was a surprise to 4 people who becam benighted on Slapestone Edge, Grasmere. They were located using SARLOC and recovered using torches...
An 80-year-old woman fell and sustained a suspected fractured neck of femur. She was treated by team members and evacuated to Ambleside forward transport to hospital
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.
We were requested by Keswick MRT to assist in a search for two women who had got lost on the Coast to Coast route near Greenup Edge. They were located by a Keswick team member and handed over to LAMRT to be ecorted to Grasmere
A young woman who had assisted the previous casualty was continuing her walk when she slipped and sustained a suspected wrist fracture. She was assisted to the air ambulance and evacuated with the previous casualty. This was unfortunate at the best of times, but particularly given the assistance she'd already provided to the previoous casualty
A 69-year-old male posed for a photo on the summit when he slipped and fell down a crevice,sustaining head, neck and chest injuries. He was extracted with some difficulty and evacuated to an air ambulance.