Fellwalking

Incident Report #115 2015

An army trainnee sustained a fractured anke while camping above Stickle Tarn. The team responded in very poor visibility and darkness to locate and treat the young male. He was splinted and given pain relief and evacuated from the hill in a lengthy stretcher carry.. 1am pie and beans back at base was veru much appreciated!

Man Hours
18 team members, plus Kendal MRT
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY2878308767

Incident Report #109 2015

In the first incident of what would prove to be a very busy day, a man suffered a collapse as a result of a cardiac event while climing The Band. The team responded and the man was treated and evacuated to an air ambulance, waiting below the cloud base. He was flown to Carlisle for treatment

Man Hours
15 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference
NY267060