Fellwalking

Incident Report #27 2021

A young male became stuck in a bog and was unable to get out. 

 

With many of the team committed to the ongoing rescue a couple of team members were mustered to attend. The man was assisted out of the bog by two passers-by while they were on route and the team members were able to stand down

Man Hours
2 team members fo r1 hou
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Location
OS Grid Reference
NY366040

Incident Report #15 2021

A man was reported as collapsed and drifting in and out of consciousness. He was attended by the team. Given his reported condition an air ambulance was requested to assist. He was assessed by their doctor and then stretchered to a waiting land ambulance

Man Hours
10 team members for 2.25 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY360070

Incident Report #9 2021

The team was made aware of a male who had wandered into Eskdale while trying to find his way back from Scafell to Langdale. He was initially given advice by a Wasdale MRT team leader before passing the monitoring of his progress over to LAMRT 

He was sheltered overnight by an ML group who were camping overnight and finally pointed in the right direction to get off the hill

 

 

Man Hours
1 team member for 9 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY236074

Incident Report #76 2020

A woman suffered a suspected fractured femur when she slipped. 

We requested assistance from an air ambulance and Great North were able to attend, arriving ahead of the team and sparing us a lengthy stretcher carry

Man Hours
11 team members for 2 hours
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Location
OS Grid Reference
NY301104

Incident Report #73 2020

A young couple were unable to locate their way off Silver How when mist descended.

They phoned for help, They were very poorly equipped so a small party went and retrieved them. 

Not the best way to spend a day on your honeymoon...

Man Hours
6 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY324070

Incident Report #71

A woman was lucky to suffer only minor injuries when she fell around 20 metres into a ravine while trying to locate a route down.

 

She was recovered to better ground via a rope system and then assisted from the hill

Man Hours
12 team members for 4 hours
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Location
OS Grid Reference
NY293071

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