An elderly male separated from his wife and subsequently benighted. She returned to their hotel and reported him missing. A hasty search was organised around the Alcock Tarn area, and he was located, sitting in the dark, waiting patiently for rescue... He was assisted off the hill and returned to his hotel, wife and hopefully, dinner...
Cumbria Police requested an investigation when a local farmer and a fellwalker reported on separate days that clothing, food and cooking equipment had been found in deep snow. Team and S.A.R.D.A. located snow holes/bivis, abandoned by a "Training Group".
A 12-year-old boy slipped and sustained a nasty gash to his leg in the Junior Guides race at Grasmere Sports. He was treated by team members and evacuated to a county ambulance. We were assisted by St John Ambulance, who were also attending the show.