Rydal Cave

Incident Report #24 2013

24
Tue, 23rd April 2013, 15:37

A man slipped and suffered a suspected lower leg fracture close to Rydal Cave. We are able to get very close to this location with our 4WD vehilce, so it's unlikely too much sweat was produced during this rescue. The man was evacuated to a waiting ambulance back at the road head.

Man Hours: 
7 team members for 1.5 hours
Unique Incident ID: 
3075

Incident Report #31 2009

31
Wed, 25th March 2009, 16:57

A 12-year-old boy got separated from his mother, who reported him missing. A search was quickly organised. He was located and all were reunited.

Man Hours: 
6
Unique Incident ID: 
2558

Incident Report #26 2009

26
Sat, 28th February 2009, 15:00

A woman slipped and suffered a knee injury. She was treated by team members and evacuated to her own car for onward transport to hospital.

Man Hours: 
10
Unique Incident ID: 
2553

Incident Report #1 2009

1
Thu, 1st January 2009, 14:32

A 14-year old boy suffered a dislocated knee when he slipped on frozen ground. He was evacuated to Ambleside and transferred to hospital. We were assisted by two Bowland Pennine MRT members who were in the area.

Man Hours: 
12, plus Bowland Pennine MRT
Unique Incident ID: 
2527

Incident Report #5 2005

5
Sat, 19th February 2005, 14:55

A 19-year-old man became stuck on his abseil rope when he got stuck on a knot.

Man Hours: 
11
Unique Incident ID: 
2111

Incident Report #96 2004

96
Sat, 20th November 2004, 12:24

A man slipped and sustained a knee injury. We were able to drive to Rydal Cave, and barely had to walk any distance at all. He was evacuated back to Ambleside and transferred to an ambulance.

Unique Incident ID: 
2090

Incident Report #37 2000

37
Tue, 6th June 2000, 12:00

This 69-year-old lady collapsed near to the cave. She was able to walk to our vehicles and was taken to the Health Centre where one of the GP's looked at her.

Unique Incident ID: 
1739

Incident Report #56 1993

56
Sun, 3rd October 1993, 14:12
A 57 year old man slipped, injuring his knee.
Unique Incident ID: 
1171

Incident Report #11 1983

11
Fri, 1st April 1983, 15:11

Smooth soled shoes may have caused a 57 year old female from Southport to slip on very wet fellside and suffer a fracture to her lower leg.

Unique Incident ID: 
500
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