A 31 year old woman from Ambleside was reported missing after she went walking with her two pet dogs about 3 p.m. earlier that day. She was found dead at Ivy Crag, Loughrigg at 1.00 p.m. the following day, 10th October. Her body was flown by helicopter to Ambleside by R.A.F. Boulmer.
Footnote: The team searched throughout the night in very bad conditions and were joined at first light by Coniston M.R.T. and the Search Dog Association. Help was given by teams from Cockermouth, Keswick, and Patterdale as well as Brathay Hall centre and Charlotte Mason College and the search concentrated on Loughrigg. This was not a fell walking accident. The weather was cold with heavy rain during the night