kirkstone pass

Incident Report #19 2019

19
Sun, 10th March 2019, 11:38
We were requested by Patterdale MRT to assist with a multi-vehicle RTC on Kirkstone Pass in snowy conditions. We evacuated 23 elderly people from a coach stranded by the road closure Many thanks to The Queen's Head hotel at Troutbeck for acting as a reception centre while alternative transport was organised for them
Man Hours: 
4 team members for 2 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3736

Incident Report #7 2018

7
Sun, 21st January 2018, 18:20
We were requested to recover a young male who was stranded at Kirkstone Pass in snow and in need of medical assistance
Man Hours: 
3 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
3632

Incident Report #122 2017

122
Sat, 9th December 2017, 12:10
We were requested to assist NWAS to access a person taken ill in a property cut off by ice and snow
Man Hours: 
5 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
3618

Incident Report #121 2017

121
Fri, 8th December 2017, 13:08
The occupant of a car was recovered after becoming stuck on sheet ice on The Struggle
Man Hours: 
3 team members for 1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3617

Incident Report #13 2016

13
Thu, 18th February 2016, 14:42
A male suffered a knee injury at Kirkstone Pass. We were requested to assist NWAS with his evacuation
Man Hours: 
1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3408

Incident Report #8 2016

8
Thu, 11th February 2016, 15:52

A vulnerable adult male was reported as overdue and likely to be in the Kirkstone Pass area. With snow and freezing conditions there was considerable concern for his welfare. A search was organised and he was located by a search dog handler in Woundale. He was cold and wet and was airlifted down by National Police Air Service helicopter and taken to hospital by ambulance

Man Hours: 
13 team members for 5 hours, plus 7 search dogs
Unique Incident ID: 
3403

Incident Report #13 2015

13
Sun, 22nd February 2015, 11:57

Snowmageddon... well not really, but a multi-vehicle incident on Kirkstone Pass during a period of snowfall occupied ourselves, Patterdale MRT, police, ambulance and Fire and Rescue Service for several hours. Two injured people were released from an upturned vehicle and evacuated by stretcher to our vehicles and then transferred to ambulances waiting at lower levels. A number of other vehicles were also trapped on the pass, so their occupants were evacuated to the Kirkstone Inn

Man Hours: 
12 team members for 4 hours, plus Patterdale MRT, Fire Service, NWAS, Police
Unique Incident ID: 
3278

Incident Report #65 2013

65
Sat, 10th August 2013, 20:49
Flashing lights were reported from the crags on Red Screes. Team members investigated, but only found some people walking down who had been using flash to take photographs.
Man Hours: 
2 team members for 1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3116

Incident Report #19 2013

19
Tue, 26th March 2013, 18:26
A group of three were climbing on a frozen crag high above Kirkstone Pass when one of them fell and sustained a suspected lower back injury. He was treated by team members, immobilised for his potential injuries, given pain relief, moved to a point from where a helicopter from RAF Boulmer was able winch him on board, and then flown RVI, Newcastle. A team member accompanied him to assist the winchman with further treatment.
Man Hours: 
14 team members for 5 hours, plus a journey to Newcastle for 3!
Unique Incident ID: 
3070

Incident Report #5 2013

5
Sun, 13th January 2013, 17:56

We were requested to assist police in recovering people stranded on a snowbound road.

Man Hours: 
3 team members for 1 hour
Unique Incident ID: 
3056
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