Fellwalking

Incident Report #91 2016

The team were paged for a couple who were lost and benighted, supposedly in Far Easedale, and attempting to get from Rosthwaite to Grasmere. Since we were just about to sit down to our annual dinner, we passed the incident on to Kendal MRT, who had kindly provided cover for us. The size of the search escalated as it became obvious the couple were not where they thought they were, and they were eventually they were located cold and wet near Rosthwaite. 

Man Hours
1 team member for 30 minutes, plus Kendal MRT, Keswick MRT, LDMSRD
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY260147

Incident Report #85 2016

We were requested to assist Wasdale MRT with a large area search in the Central Fells. Five people had become separated from a very large group and failed to return. They were located near Styhead Tarn around midneight, cold and wet, by members of Keswick MRT. 

Man Hours
10 team members for 5 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY223109

Incident Report #82 2016

An elderley woman became lost and exhausted while walking with a small group. Initially thought to be in Patterdale MRT's are, a SARLOC locations placced her on Low Pike. She was treated and evacuated by team members

Man Hours
11 team members for 3 hours, plus Patterdale MRT
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY375073

Incident Report #79 2016

A woman sustained a susoected lower leg fracture when she slipped on a steep section of path. She was treated by members of LAMRT and RAF Leeeming MRT and evacuated to the valley. Injuries to  team member sustained on the descent have proved not to be serious, but may take some time to recoer from.

Man Hours
14 team members for 3 hours, plus RAF Leeming MRT
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY286038

Incident Report #69 2016

A young woman who had assisted the previous casualty was continuing her walk when she slipped and sustained a suspected wrist fracture.  She was assisted to the air ambulance and evacuated with the previous casualty. This was unfortunate at the best of times, but particularly given the assistance she'd already provided to the previoous casualty

Man Hours
10 team members for 2 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY326089