Bowfell

Incident Report #66 2014

66
Wed, 13th August 2014, 20:21
A man and his granddaughter were reported overdue from a walk round the fells at the end of Langdale. Last seen about 4pm on Bowfell summit, they turned up at Keswick MRT base at around 21:20 while a couple of team members where checking that they weren't making their way down Mickleden.
Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3220

Incident Report #57 2014

57
Mon, 4th August 2014, 21:42

A father and three children were reported several hours overdue from a walk over Crinkle Crags and Bowfell, by the wife/mother, who had parted company with them at Ore Gap. She had returned to their campsite expecting them to be ahead. While preliminary enquiries were being made, they turned up in Keswick.

Man Hours: 
3 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
3211

Incident Report #25 2014

25
Sun, 13th April 2014, 12:45
A man sustained a painful upper arm injury on Climbers Traverse. His injury proved very difficult to stabilise on the difficult terrain, however with a substantial amount of pain relief and fortitude, the man was treated by team members and evacuated to a location below the cloudbase with help from Kendal and RAF Leeming MRT, from where he was evacuated by helicopter from RAF Boulmer at the second attempt.
Man Hours: 
23 team members for 8.5 hours plus Kendal, RAF Leeming MRTs and RAF Boulmer
Unique Incident ID: 
3178

Incident Report #18 2014

18
Fri, 28th March 2014, 17:01

A couple reported themselves as unable to locate a route off Bowfell summit. They had been struggling for 2 hours or more. A small team was dispatched to try and locate them before it went dark. While this group were on route, the couple managed to get a handheld GPS to work sufficient for them to locate a route. No comment

Man Hours: 
14 team members for 1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3171

Incident Report #69 2013

69
Mon, 2nd September 2013, 13:28

A man was reported as having failed to return from a walk from the previous day. We were in the early stages of organising a search when he turned up.

Man Hours: 
13 team members for 1 hour, plus SARDA and Wasdale MRT
Unique Incident ID: 
3120

Incident Report #8 2013

8
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
Unique Incident ID: 
3059

Incident Report #6 2012

6
Sat, 28th January 2012, 16:45

A lone male was found in a state of collapse and hypothermic at Three Tarns at dusk by a goup of 5. They stopped to help him and raised the alarm. The team was dispatched and an SAR helicpter was requested to assist. The helicopter arrived just in advance of the first team members and the man was assisted to the helicopter and flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle for treament.

Man Hours: 
15 team members for 3 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
2962

Incident Report #96 2011

96
Mon, 14th November 2011, 18:00

A man was reported overdue after seperating from his walking companions at Esk Hause to take a different route back to Langdale. He was reported overdue when it went dark and he hadn't returned. It was known that he had no torch and would most likely have stopped moving at this point. A search was being organised when he turned up, having been aided by another walker who had found him and helped him down

Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
2947

Incident Report #70 2011

70
Fri, 19th August 2011, 18:45
A man reported his friend missing after they became separated on Crinkle Crags during a mulit-day walk. He was located in Sheffield, having gone home.
Man Hours: 
3 team members for 4 hours, plus Coniston MRT
Unique Incident ID: 
2920

Incident Report #51 2011

51
Tue, 5th July 2011, 14:27
Shouts were heard around Bowfell Buttress area. An investigation failed to find anything
Man Hours: 
9 team members for 2.25 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
2901
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