Angle Tarn

Incident Report #23 2018

Thu, 5th April 2018, 09:39
A body was located by a passing walker. We were unable to recontact so the team mobilised along with Great North Air Ambulance. Once on scene it was confirmed that the casualty was deceased and her body was flown to the valley floor for onward transport to Ambleside
Man Hours: 
15 team members for 5 hours
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Incident Report #54 2016

Tue, 19th July 2016, 15:55

A young female was reported suffering from heat stroke at Angle Tarn. The team was mobilised and was on the way up Rossett Ghyll when were notified that she had been recovered by air ambulance

Man Hours: 
16 team members for 2.5 hours
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Incident Report #79 2015

Sat, 15th August 2015, 23:16

Five people were reported overdue. Three had last been seen near Angle Tarn, when their group had become strung out, and two others, who had gone back up to look for them. A search was being planned when they turned up in the valley

Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1 hour
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Incident Report #34 2013

Sat, 11th May 2013, 12:15

A 60-year-old man started to suffer from hypothermia. His companions got him changed in to dry cloths and two sleeping bags and called the team. The team set off on foot, and an air ambulance was able to attend, reaching the man ahead of the team. He was evacuated from the hill by air ambulance to the valley, where he was met by the team and evacuated the rest of the way. This is the second instance of hypothermia we've dealt with this week. Don't be fooled by the word 'summer'!!

Man Hours: 
15 team members for 2.75 hours
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Incident Report #8 2013

Tue, 22nd January 2013, 16:04
A woman was reported as being in difficulty on steep ground near Ore Gap. A search was organise, but nothing was found. A well intentioned false alarm.
Man Hours: 
16 team members for 5.5 hours
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Incident Report #86 2012

Fri, 16th November 2012, 17:48

Two men became benighted near the top of Rossett Ghyll. They were located by team members and escorted down. A beautiful wet night for wander up on t'fells...

Man Hours: 
7 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #54 2012

Thu, 9th August 2012, 15:22
A 13-year-old girl sustained an ankle injury near Angle Tarn. The team was mobilised, and with the prospect of a long, hot stretcher carry, Coniston MRT were called to assist. Team members were nearing the top of Rossett Ghyll when we were notified that an air ambulance had managed to get to her and evacuate her.
Man Hours: 
8 team members for 2.5 hours, plus Coniston MRT
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Incident Report #49 2012

Sun, 29th July 2012, 21:52
Two men were reported overdue from a lengthy walk, having missed a number of agreed rendesvous en route. A search was being planned and other affected teams were being contacted when they were located by police walking on a road, near their finish point, some four hours overdue.
Man Hours: 
6 team members for one hour, with SARDA and Coniston notified
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Incident Report #94 2011

Fri, 11th November 2011, 16:35
While winding up the previous incident we were made aware of a second walker, also seperated from his companions around Angle Tarn. Enquiries were being made and a search organised when the man phoned from The Woolpack Inn in Eskdale.
Man Hours: 
3 team members for 1 hour, plus Kendal MRT
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Incident Report #112 2010

Sat, 18th September 2010, 20:20

A man reported his two friends overdue after they had split up at Angle Tarn, the solo male having returned to Langdale and his friends intending to carry on a little further, before returning.

Man Hours: 
5 team members for 1 hour, plus SARDA & Kendal MRT
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