Stone Arthur

Incident Report #34 2018

Fri, 4th May 2018, 14:44
A 61-year-old woman sustained a lower leg injury. Unfortunately they struggled to give us an accurate location which delayed the rescue. She was located using the SARLOC tool, treated and evacuated
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10 team members for 4 hours
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Incident Report #24 2018

Wed, 11th April 2018, 16:32
We received a call to assist a teenage female who was suffering a severe allergic reaction. We requested air ambulance to assist. The girl was airlifted to hospital and te rest of the party were assisted down, two with minor ankle injuries sustained while trying to help their friend
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11 team members for 3 hours
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Incident Report #3 2014

Sat, 11th January 2014, 17:46
Stationary, flashing lights were reported near Stone Arthur. A couple of team members went to investigate. The lights were observed to be moving steadily downhill, so we left whoever it was to get on with it. False alarm with good intent.
Man Hours: 
3 team members for 2 hours
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Incident Report #156 2010

Tue, 14th December 2010, 08:30

On Monday 13th December a bag was found by passing walkers near Stone Arthur. On reaching Grasmere they realised that it belonged to Gwenda Merriott. It was handed in to police, and today we organised a search of the area. At around 10:15 a woman's body was located. She was found in a area that we had previously had difficulty searching due to snow cover. Her body was recovered to Ambleside.

Man Hours: 
12 team members for 5 hours, plus SARDA
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Incident Report #34 2005

Mon, 27th June 2005, 12:30

A 60-year-old American man suffered a suspected heart attack while on a walking holiday.

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Incident Report #50 1989

Sun, 24th September 1989, 17:25
A 47 year old woman slipped and sustained a fractured ankle.
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Incident Report #30 1980

Mon, 18th August 1980, 15:35

The Team were called to assist a 19 year old from Oldham who collapsed with exhaustion due to Anorexia Nervosa. Condition aggravated by lack of food intake for expedition.

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Incident Report #35 1975

Sat, 11th October 1975, 21:00
A search was made of Stone Arthur and Tongue Ghyll, Grasmere, after lights had been reported flashing near the summit of Stone Arthur. The team found that two campers had been pitching their tent by torch light. Footnote: This was a false alarm with good intent. The weather was cold and dry but clear.
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Incident Report #19 1974

Mon, 29th July 1974, 15:10

Female (33) of Newcastle-under-Lyme slipped and fell about twenty feet on Stone Arthur, Grasmere and she suffered a broken ankle. The team carried her down the fell on a stretcher and she was taken to the County Hospital, Kendal.
Footnote: This woman was very well equipped but the ground conditions were very wet.
Weather conditions: Rain and low mist.

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