Fellwalking

Incident Report #66

A woman suffered a sustained bout of fitting on Fairfield summit. The team was called and were on route when we learned that a helicopter that had been requested to assist had managed to pick her off the summit

Man Hours
12 team members for 1.5 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY358114

Incident Report #57

A man called for help using an emergency locator beacon, It was established that he had a fracture/dislocation of his ankle and was unable to continue.

He was treated by team members and evacuated by stretcher

Man Hours
13 team members for 2 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY253072

Incident Report #45

A woman got her foot trapped on Heron Island, Rydal Water. She sustained painful injuries to both feet. Thankfully her friend and other island-dwellers were able to transport her back to the lake edge, where we treated her and handed her over to ambulance paramedics

Man Hours
12 team members for 2 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY3558506263

Incident Report #41

A male had spoken to his wife earlier in the day, saying he had run out of water and was lost. The decision was taken to allow more time for the man to find his own way down. An hour later he phoned his wife to say he had found his own way

Man Hours
2 team members for 1 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY310088

Incident Report #33

While the previous incident was still ongoing, we were requested to attend to an injured person who had reported themselves near Easedale Tarn. Investigation revealed that they were at Pike of Carrs on the other side of Far Easedale. We were assisted in a lengthy rescue by Kendal MRT

Man Hours
10 team members for 4.75 hours, plus Kendal MRT
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY376041