Fellwalking

Incident Report #47 2024

A woman slipped and sustained a fracture/dislocation to her ankle. It was partially reduced on the hill, then after being evacuated to the valley floor, was fully reduced by air ambulance paramedics with the help of additional medication.

Man Hours
13 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY290070

Incident Report #41 2024

Concerns were raised when a dog was located running free at School Knott. The team were asked to search for the man who hadn’t been heard from since around midday. A number of lines of enquiry were followed before it was identified that th missing was was the same person who had been airlifted unconscious by air ambulance around lunchtime, having been trampled by cows

Man Hours
5 team members for 0.75 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
SD427968

Incident Report #38 2024

A woman in a walking group felt unable to continue, so the group leader called for help. This was being organised when we were notified that she’d rallied and was able to walk down with assistance, so we stood down. We monitored their descent electronically to confirm they got down

Man Hours
15 team members for 2 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY311071

Incident Report #35 2024

A man reported himself lost and disorientated in the region of Crinkle Crags. A search was organised and team members were deployed when he made contact with other people who were confident that they could assist him. They guided him to Three Tarns and pointed him downhill. The team stood down

Man Hours
11 team members for 3.5 hours, plus LDMRSD
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY249052

Incident Report #25 2024

A male was reported as suffering a head injury in a tent in Mickleden. Initially the fire service was called (it’s a long story!) then requested the team’s assistance. The man was recovered by stretcher then handed over to the ambulance service

Man Hours
12 team members for 2.75 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY265070

Incident Report #12 2024

In another uncharacteristic pre-lunch call Keswick MRT asked us to attend an incident just across the border between us. They were already committed to an incident on Helvellyn White Side (14) - Keswick Mountain Rescue (keswickmrt.org.uk)

A woman sustained a fractured ankle when she slipped in Wythburn

She was given pain relief and evacuated by stretcher

Man Hours
13 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY313118

Incident Report #11 2024

A young woman phoned for help when overwhelmed by weather at Esk Hause. Very poor phone signal meant information was scant so we set off equipped for most eventualities. She was located uninjured at the bottom of Rossett Ghyll having been assisted down by two other people  

 

#beadventuresmart

Ask yourself three questions

Do I know what the weather will do?

Do I have the right equipment?

Do I have the skills?

Man Hours
12 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY234082