Incident Reports 2020

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Incident Report #26

We were called to assist a family four who had been overly ambitious and couldn't get back down from Stickle Tarn. They, along with quantities of camping kit were recovered to the valley

Man Hours
15 team members for 3 hours
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY290078

Incident Report #21

A fellrunner fell and sustained cut and got stuck on steep ground. He called for help but was vague about his location. In the process of tryin gto lovate him and carrying out the essential initial COVID 19 risk assessment, he decided he could self-rescue and did so.

 

We stood down and went home

Man Hours
4 team members for 1 hour
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Location
OS Grid Reference
NY340055

Incident Report #20

A fellrunner slipped on damp ground and twisted his knee, leaving him unable to continue. In a procedure new to us, he was COVID 19 risk assessed, treated by team members and evacuated. Fortunately his injury was not serious and the service of our over stretched ambulance service was not required for transport to hospital

The health and safety of our team members will always remain our first priority

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Incident Report #14

A runner became lost and disorientated in poor weather near Fairfield summit. He was located and escorted down in very challenging weather conditions with help from Kendal MRT

 

#beadventuresmart

Man Hours
15 team members for 7 hours plus Kendal MRT
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY365144

Incident Report #10

A young male sustained an ankle injury while descending from Harrison Stickle. He was treated by team members and evacuated in extremely windy conditions

Unfortunately a team member took a tumble while helping carry the stretcher on the descent resulting in an injury that required investigation in hospital

Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY285070

Incident Report #6

In the midst of Storm Ciara we were requested to convey a NWAS crew to a patient in Grasmere when their vehicle was unable to get through flood water 

She was treated and evacuated to an ambulance waiting on dry land

Man Hours
7 team members for 2.5 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY388081

Incident Report #2

Two men became benighted when they lost the path and ran out of daylight. They gave their position using a word-based location app, but this placed them in Bolivia, so we ignored it and located them via other means and retrieved them

Man Hours
4 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY2879306897

Incident Report #1

A male was located suffering from a shoulder injury. Investigation also revealed atrial fibrillation as well, so along with Kendal MRT, a coastguard helicopter was requested to speed evacuation

Man Hours
12 team members for 5 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY280072