A 73-year-old man slipped and sustained soft tissue injuries to his back. He was treated by team members and then evacuated by strectcher over some 'challenging' ground for onward transport to hospital
Four ambitious young men were attempting to wild camp near Easedale Tarn when the extreme weather got the better of them.
They called for help and were assisted off by the team.
In the midst of Storm Ciara we were requested to convey a NWAS crew to a patient in Grasmere when their vehicle was unable to get through flood water
She was treated and evacuated to an ambulance waiting on dry land
The team was called to a male who was reported as having collapsed on Gibson Knott. We requeste air ambulance to attend. Unfortunately the man was confirmed to have died at the scene, depsite the efforts of bystanders who had administered CPR
Two women reported themselves benighted. We located them and escorted back to civilisation.
We were assisted by Kendal MRT on this one, being short of members ourselves due to a prior engagement in Langdale.
For clarity's sake, it's unlikely we'd recommend Burberry macs, Sketchers trainers or Gucci bags for Lakes hillwalking
A male fellrunner was reported with a head injury a the top of Raise Beck. A woman desended to raise the alarm. The team met the male on the ascent starting to make his own way down. He was treated and assisted off the hill.
An elderly man became unwell in Far Easedale. He was confused and had previously had a TIA. He was assessed by team members and an air ambulance was requested to speed his evacuation.
A woman in her 60s slipped on wet ground and suffered an injury to he lower back. She was unable to continue wlaking, so the team was called. She was treated by team members and evacuated by Great North Air Ambulance
An elderly male was reported as unwell and hypothermic at the top of Far Easedale. The team was mobilised and assistance was provided by Helimed 58. The man was airlfited to hospital and his friends were escorted from the hill through some pretty damp conditions
The team was called to assist a woman who was taken ill close to the summit of Helm Crag. She was treated by team members and evacuated to an air ambulance for onward transport to hospital
We were all just about to go home from the previous rescue when we were notified of a male who had collapsed, exhausted and unwell. He was treated by team members and evacuated to a point from where the air ambulance could take him on to hospital
Midges turned out in force