A 60year-old female suffered a lower leg injury. She attempted to self-evacuate but eventually had to call for assistance. She was treated and evacuated by team members
An elderly male collapsed with a suspected heart attack. We worked with the air ambulance in efforts to revive him,but sadly failed. He was evacuated from the fell.
A male, aged 71, took a tumble and suffered suspected fracture to his lower leg. He was evacuated by the team and transferred to an ambulance at our base for onward transport
A group of 6 were reported overdue from the Central Fells. Initial enquiries were being carried out when we were notified that they had turned up
The team was requested to assist Paramedics to evacuate a man who had susatined a leg injury on the wrong side of stepping stones
We were called to assist a 70 year old female with a potentially serious cut on her leg.
The team responded, but were ultimately not required after paramdics were able to treat her
An elderly make became lost in the woods at White Moss. He called for help, reporting a medical condition that was cause for concern.
Fortunately he became un-lost while we were organsing a response
A female collapsed due to suspect diabetic cause. She was treated by the team and evacuated by stretcher to an ambulance
A father and his two sons became cragfast on Jack's Rake.
They called for help and the team went to assist; roping them out to the top of the Rake
A 43-year-old female slipped and sustained a suspected broken ankle.The team assisted paramedics in treating and evacuating the woman
We received a report a male having fallen in the area of Black Crag, Wrynose. The team mobilised along with air ambulance. HE had arm and facial injuries and had been briefly unconscious. He treated and evacuated.
A woman in her 60's, walking with her friend became exhausted and needed assistance to get off the hill. Initially, we struggled to locate them, but shorlty after calling Kendal and Patterdale MRT to help, they were spotted and recovered
A woman sustained a fractured wrist between Rydal Cave and Loughrigg Terrace. She was treated by the team and evacuated by stretcher to an ambulance waitng at White Moss.
The team was paged to assist NWAS with the evacuation of a 4-year-old boy who had reportedly sustaine back injuries in a fall on Post Knott, Windermere. He waslocated on Brant Fell, and after examination by paramedics, was passed fit to walk off.
A woman walking on the riverbank slipped and fell down the embankment into the river, sustaining a painful shoulder and wrist injury. We were requested to assist the ambulance service with her extrication.
A 80 year old male fell, likely cause hypoglycemia. The team was responding from the previous incident, along with members of Keswick MRT, when we were notified that the air ambulance was able to pick the man up and lift him to the valley bottom, from where he was checke dover and taken to his accommodation for rest
We were requested to assist Keswick MRT with the evacuation of a woman with a leg injury from the Swirls path from Helvellyn.
A 16-year-old male celebrated finishng his exams by cycling off-road, from Penrith to Eskdale. He ground to a halt near Three Tarns when he ran out of daylight. His position was confirmed using SARLOC and he was recovered by a group of team members. You have to admire his ambition, even if the implementation was a little flawed...
Lights and some spare, warm clothing would have helped...
A woman walking with her friend tripped and sustained a suspected fractured wrist and facial injuries. They were located using our SARLOC tool and treated by team members and air ambualnce paramedics and evacuated by the air ambulance to hospital. Again, an incident were the people needing help were not able to give an accurate location, and guesswork, detective work and SARLOC were all required to find them
An elderley gentleman collapsed and, sadly, died from a suspected heart attack, depsite the best efforts of paramedics, first responders and team members. His body was evauated from the path and handed over to the authorities
A man is his 80's went for a walk, but became a little waylaid and then exhausted trying to find his way down.He also sustained a minor arm injury
A woman in her 70's collapsed with a heart condition. She was located and treated by team members, along with a paramdic and then evacuated by air ambulance to hospital
A second competitor in the same event tripped and sustained a serious, deep cut to her knee. She was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher for ongoing transport to hosptal. An air ambulance was requested to assist, but was unable to help due to weather conditions
A 58-year-old woman slipped and sustained a serious lower leg fracture. She was rescued by the team in conjunction with Great North Air Ambulance
We were requested to assist NWAS paramedics access and evacuate a 74-year-old woman who had fallen and sustained a head injury near Stock Ghyll Force
A lone male walker reported a nasty ankle fracture. He was located with a little difficulty, having given a misleading grid reference and location, but we're good at this!! Treated by team members and air ambulance paramdedics, and then evacuated by air ambulance.
A couple had spent the night out in the Scafell Pike region. Efforts to locate them overnight were unsuccessful, so the search was scaled up first thing.
Teams from ourselves, Wasdale, Keswick, Duddon and Furness and searh dogs were all involved.
They were located near the summit of the Pike, assisted to below the cloud base and evacuated by Royal Navy Sea King
We were requested to assist NWAS with the evacuation of a man with a leg injury. We were already commited to incident 39, so passed the incident on to Coniston MRT, with whom we share that border
A woman sustained a lower leg injury when she tripped.
She was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher to the valley
Two members of a group of older walkers sustained injuries, one a dislocated shoulder and another a knee injury.
They phoned for help, but with a poor signal, it was difficult to locate them. There location was described as 'Langdale Ghyll'... When we eventually did work out where they were, it was with help from a party member who had descended and could point to the way he had come down. (It's really useful to be able to name the location of your emergency!)
A fellrunner took a tumble and sustained a nasty cut to his head. The team was called and an air ambulance also attended. He was airlifted to the valley floor and transferred to an ambulance
A 70-year-old lone male walker took a 20 metre tumble in a gully on Pavey Ark. He sustained a head injury along with numerous cuts and bruises. His shouts for help were heard by two climbers, who went to is assistance. They bandaged his head and stayed with him until the team arrived. He was treated and airlifted to Cumberland Infirmary by RAF Boulmer
A woman walking with her son slipped and sustained a suspected lower leg fracture. She was treated by air ambulance and the carried by stretcher to their aircraft. She was then flown into the valley and transported back to Ambleside by team vehicle, then transferred to a conventional ambulance for transport to hospital.
A lone female walker suffered a nasty lower leg fracture while walking near the summit of Loughrigg. She was assisted by passersby while waiting for the team and air ambulance arrived. She was treated with pain relief, her injury splinted and then evacuated by helicpter
The weather wreaked havoc with the campsite of a group of DofE students. They requested help after all but two of their tents were destroyed. We attended their location and checked them all over, leaving them with heat blankets and instructions to stay put until daylight, when their leaders and supervisors would come and recover them.
A group of 4 were reported as overdue after becoming separated from the rest of their group near Dove Crag. A search was organised involving ourselves, search dogs, Patterdale MRT and Kirkby Stephen MRT. Weather conditions were 'challenging' and visibility was very poor. The group were located down near Brotherswater. I'm told there's a tale to tell, but I'm not privy to it yet..
A male member of a group sustained a knee injury when he slipped on steep ground. He injury was treated and he was stretchered off the hill... wild weather was the order of the day
Snowmageddon... well not really, but a multi-vehicle incident on Kirkstone Pass during a period of snowfall occupied ourselves, Patterdale MRT, police, ambulance and Fire and Rescue Service for several hours. Two injured people were released from an upturned vehicle and evacuated by stretcher to our vehicles and then transferred to ambulances waiting at lower levels. A number of other vehicles were also trapped on the pass, so their occupants were evacuated to the Kirkstone Inn
We were requested by NWAS to assist a woman with a lower leg injury on the Coffin Route, near Grasmere. We attended along with the air ambulance and the woman was evacuated to hospital
An 8-year-old boy became separated from his family group. A hasty search was organised due to freezing conditions and rapidly approaching darkness. He was located by a motorist, having made his way to the road
A couple phoned 999 when they became lost on the back of what they reported as Bowfell. Their call went through to Manx police, who in turn passed it on the ARCC Kinloss, who then contacted us. We were unable to recontact them to try and get more information about their location, so a search was organised. They were located at Cockley Beck as the search teams were deploying. A Seaking was on its way to assist to try and make best use of a spell of stable weather that we were enjoying but was able to turn back once they had been located
A family group of three became benighted when they ran out of daylight and only had the torch from a phone. A small scale search was organised, and during this we managed to activate SARLOC, which located them on the ridge. They were escorted down by team members.
A handful of team members were in base repacking after the previous days efforts when one remarked on how long it had been since we had a long night search on Crinkle Crag... Eight hours later the Team Leader took a call from the Aeronautical Rescue Command Centre in Kinloss, reporting an activation of an emergency beacon in the vicinity of Crinkle Crags. Almost simultaneously we received notification of a 999 call reporting a group of 5 cragfast and benighted on Crinkle Crags...
A lone, foreign female became benighted after becoming lost. She was located using SARLOC and then by a team member and assisted from the hill.
A 63-year-old man, walking with his son became unable to continue due to exhaustion. He was located by team members and assisted down to Lingcove Beck and back to the road. Kendal MRT joined us in the event of a long stretcher carry... avoided by the gentleman's efforts to walk down.
A woman slipped while walking and suffered a nasty, open fracture to her tibia and fibula. She was treated by team members and evacuated to hospital by air ambulance
An elderly male separated from his wife and subsequently benighted. She returned to their hotel and reported him missing. A hasty search was organised around the Alcock Tarn area, and he was located, sitting in the dark, waiting patiently for rescue... He was assisted off the hill and returned to his hotel, wife and hopefully, dinner...
A 75-year-old male tripped and sustained a head injury in Mickleden. The team were mobilised, along with an ambulance. When we arrived, he had been assisted to the ambulance and was being treated by paramedics. The team stood down and returned to base
Two men were reported separated from a companion, and overdue. Due to a poor phone signal, a team member was dispatched to meet the informant, and by the time he located him, his friends had turned up.
An elderly male suffered a twisted knee and was unable to continue walking. The team was called and we responded along with Patterdale MRT. The man was treated and then evacuated by stretcher. It's a bit of a trek....
A woman sustained a lower leg injury walking on the summit of Loughrigg. She was treated by team members and evacuated by team members, assisted by Coniston MRT
A third fell race competitor was injured in a fall, this time fracturing a wrist. This incident was also reported separately at two different locations, but confirmed near the summit of Bowfell. This incident was delegated primarily to Kendal MRT. The casualty was picked up by the helicopter, still with the previous casualty on board, and taken to hospital.
A second competitor fell and sustained a nasty gash to the knee. Plans were made to split team resources, and further assistance was requested from Kendal and Coniston MRT. This casualty was reported in two separate locations, once on the back of Rossett Pike and again on the path down from Rossett Ghyll, but we eventually worked out that the person we met in Rossett Ghyll was the person injured on Rossett Pike. They were assisted to the valley bottom and back to their own transport to go to hospital.
A competitor in a fell race took a tumble and sustained a suspected dislocated knee. He was treated by team members and evacuated by RAF Seaking. This was the first of four incidents, all running concurrently, that we dealt with. The initial request for helicopter assistance was complicated by an aircraft breakdown, but a second aircraft was made available from RAF Valley to help
A woman slipped in Greenhead Ghyll, sustaining a lower leg injury. She was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher
A 33-year-old male fell about 4 metres while climbing, landing on his feet and injuring both ankles. There is potential for a fall of this nature to cause other injuries, masked by the pain in the ankles, so the man was splinted in a full-body vacuum splint as a precaution and then evacuated to the air ambulance waiting in the valley bottom. He was then flown to hospital