Incident Reports

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Sat, 17th June 2017, 16:22

A second pair became lost on Crinkle Crags. Our not-so-secret, secret weapon, SARLOC didn't would on them, so we had to go old sloop and search for them, as well as the previous pair (incident 56). They were located and escorted off.

Fri, 16th June 2017, 14:00

A couple phoned for help when they became disorientated on Crinkle Crags. After attempts to contact them and talk them down failed, they eventually found their in to Eskdale

Thu, 15th June 2017, 16:05

Young make sustained a lower leg injury. Treated by team members and evacuated. 

Thu, 8th June 2017, 20:47

A mountian biker crashed on a steep rocky section of track, sustaining a painful lower leg fracture. He was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher. The weather would have suggested it was anything other than summer!

Sun, 4th June 2017, 14:36

We searched a number of areas while looking for a vulnerable young male, missing in the Grasmere area. Unfortunately nothing was found. At the time of writing, police enquiries continues

Wed, 24th May 2017, 21:09

A couple in their 70s took a tumbling fall, both sustaining head inuries.

They were both treated by team members and stretchered to a waiting ambulance

Mon, 22nd May 2017, 18:58

A couple became lost and wandered of the back off Crinkle Crags, becoming stuck above Moasdale. They werer located and escorted off

Sat, 20th May 2017, 16:54

A young woman sustained a neck inury in a fall. The team assisted air ambulance with her evcauation to hospital

Thu, 18th May 2017, 16:20

A man slipped and fell around 5 metres sustaining a shoulder injury along with other potemtial injuries. He was treated by team members and air ambulance paramedics and then evacuated by Coastguard helicopter to Preston 

Wed, 17th May 2017, 16:22

TWo men became lost on Cribkle rag while we were still looking for the previous two. SARLOC didn't help, so we went old-skool and found them on foot. They were escorted off the fell

Sun, 14th May 2017, 17:44

A woman sustained an ankle injury when she fell. Unfortunately she wasn't able to give a precise location, so a protracted search had to be mounted. She was located and evacuated from an very obscure place!

Sun, 14th May 2017, 15:40

Male sustained head injury in a fall

Sun, 14th May 2017, 15:25

Female sustained lower leg injury. Treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher

Sat, 13th May 2017, 15:13

A fellrunner sustained a lower leg injury when she slipped

Sat, 13th May 2017, 14:44

A woman sustained a suspected lower leg fracture when she slipped. She was treated by team members and evacuated to an ambulance

Tue, 9th May 2017, 13:30

We were requested to assist NWAS with sccessing a man suffering chest pains near Crossgates, Elterwater

Tue, 9th May 2017, 12:07

A man was reportedd as collapsed woth CPR in progress.

The team attended along with aor ambulance, but sadly the man was pronounced as deceased at the scene

Thu, 4th May 2017, 21:47

A 65-year-old man collapsed. Despite attmeptsby passersby and team, team members and aor ambulance paramedics, he was pronounced deceased. He was evacuated to Ambleside

Wed, 3rd May 2017, 17:44

A man sustained a lower leg injury when he slipped. He was treated by team members and stretchered to a team vehicle for transport to an anmbulance in Ambleside

Sun, 30th April 2017, 18:32

Two people were reported cragfast on Raven Crag, Langdale. Investigation proved they were OK, so we stood down

Sun, 30th April 2017, 17:08

We were requested to assist wit the recovery of a male whohad fallen down a steep bank on the riverside in Ambeside

Fri, 28th April 2017, 16:19

An overseas female sustained a lower leg injury when she slipped

Thu, 27th April 2017, 16:41

An 82-year-old man fell and sustained wrist and facial injuries. He was treated by team members and evacuated to a waiting ambulance for onward travel to hospital

Sat, 22nd April 2017, 13:46

A woman descending Far Easedaletripped 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

Wed, 19th April 2017, 19:27

The team were called, along with Gtreat North Air Ambulance to attend a male who had collapsed while taking part in a fell race on Loughrigg. Sadly, he was declared to have died at the scene and his body was recovered to Ambleside

The team wiahes to pass its best wishes to the runner's family, friends and the close-knit fellrunning community

Tue, 11th April 2017, 20:29

A group of four males became exhausted after going a long way off thier intended route. We set off to retrieve them, onlt to discover that they'd been assisted from the hill by other people

Wed, 5th April 2017, 20:23

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

Wed, 5th April 2017, 11:35

A male slipped and sustained a suspected knee fracture. He was treated by teh team and evacuated to an ambulance

Mon, 3rd April 2017, 14:32

An elderly male sustained a head injury in a fall. He was treated and evacuated to an air ambulance for evacuation

Sun, 26th March 2017, 11:53

An elderly male was witnessed collapdsing from a distance. Attempts were made to revive him, firstly by bystanders, and subsequently paramedics and team members, but sadly he was diagnosed as having died at the scene. His body was recovered to Ambleside

Thu, 23rd March 2017, 16:15

An elderly male was involved in a incident whereby hs mobility scooter collided with a wall on the egde of a steep road. We assisted in hos treatment and evacuation to air ambulance

Thu, 23rd March 2017, 12:30

A woman sustained a lower leg injury when she slipped. She was treated by team members and evacuated. 

Wed, 22nd March 2017, 15:46

Four people in two cars became stuck on a snow covered road. The team were responding when it became clear they had self-rescued, possibly when it was made clear that we wold only recover the people but not vehicles

Sun, 12th March 2017, 19:30

A large group were reported missing in Langdale. They were quickly located with only limited involvement from the team

Sun, 12th March 2017, 14:10

A man sustained a leg injury while walking near Tarn Crag. He was treated by the tream and then evacuated with assistance from a Coastguard S92

Wed, 8th March 2017, 15:05

A man suffered a fracture/dislocation of the ankle when he slipped

Tue, 7th March 2017, 14:25

A trail hound became cragfast and was reported as so. A small group of team members retrieved it and returned it to its owner

Thu, 2nd March 2017, 12:42

A 65-year-old woman slipped and sustained a suspected ankle fracture

Tue, 28th February 2017, 13:34

We were requested to assist the ambulance service with the evacuation of a 69-year-old who had slipped down a steep bank. 

Sat, 25th February 2017, 15:40

A teenage male with a sprained ankle was recovered from above Rydal Water

Sat, 25th February 2017, 15:17

A 51-year-old female sustained a suspected ankle fracture when she slipped. She was treated by team members and evacuated 

Fri, 24th February 2017, 09:42

A man slipped and sustained a supected fracture femur. 

Wed, 22nd February 2017, 10:05

While involved with the previous search, we were made aware of a male who had collapsed with a suspected CVA. Kendal MRT were requested to assist due to our prior involvement with a search. 

Wed, 22nd February 2017, 08:50

We were requested to assist with a large scale search of the Central Fells for a couple who had been missing overnight. They were located by members of Kirby Stephen MRT, cold and wet

Tue, 21st February 2017, 18:00

We assisted with a search for 4 people overdue from Scafell Pike. They were located cold but OK.

Tue, 21st February 2017, 13:32

A mother and daughter became seperated from the rest of their party near the summit of Pike O'Blisco. A search was organised. They were located when they made their own way down to Langdale

Tue, 21st February 2017, 13:05

A poorly equipped male was retrieved from Steel Fell. 

Sun, 19th February 2017, 15:05

We were requested to assist Coniston MRT with an incident on Coniston Old Man. A woman had dislocated her knee. A Coastguard S92 also assisted

Sat, 18th February 2017, 13:02

An elderly man became exhausted and cold in poor weather on Silver How. He was located by team members and stetchered off

Sat, 11th February 2017, 14:10

Two people became lost of Gt Rigg. They were located by other people on the summit of Fairfield who knew where they were, so wer able to guide them off. We monitored their progres until they were able to confirm that they were safely down

Sat, 21st January 2017, 18:35

A couple became lost inmist. They wee located using SARLOC and given advice on how to get down. They progress was monitored to make sure they got down

Sat, 21st January 2017, 13:55

A woman slipped on wet grass and sustained a lower leg injury. She was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher

Thu, 12th January 2017, 16:45

Two cars, totalling 4 occupants became stranded in snow on Wryonse Pass. We retrieved them by driving as far up as we could, walking the rest of the way to them and then walking them back to our vehicle and returning to Ambleside

Mon, 9th January 2017, 17:00

A couple became lost and stuck on steep ground. They were located using SARLOC (twice, because they moved, despite being told to stay put) and escorted off

Wed, 4th January 2017, 11:38

A male sustained a head inury when a prior medical condition led to him fainting and falling to the ground

Mon, 2nd January 2017, 17:35

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... 

Mon, 2nd January 2017, 15:35

A woman sutained an ankle injury on Bowfell. She managed to get a decent distance down The Band before succumbing to the pain and difficulty walking. She was evacuated the rest of the way by stretcher

Sun, 1st January 2017, 11:42

An early start to the new year and an unfortunate incident for our casualty. A male sustained a suspect fracture/dislocation of the hip when he slipped on a damp rocky path. Treated by team members and evacuated to Ambleside for transfer to hospital by air ambulance

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