We were requested by Keswick MRT to assist in a search for two women who had got lost on the Coast to Coast route near Greenup Edge. They were located by a Keswick team member and handed over to LAMRT to be ecorted to Grasmere
The team assisted Keswick MRT in a search for two women who had become lost in the vicinity of Greenup Edge. It was unclear which side of the the ridge line they were on. They were located by Keswick team members just below the highest point.
A lone male walker reported a nasty ankle fracture. He was located with a little difficulty, having given a misleading grid reference and location, but we're good at this!! Treated by team members and air ambulance paramdedics, and then evacuated by air ambulance.
A solo male walker became disorientated, cold and very wet while attempting to reach Grasmere on the Coast to Coast walk. He was located near Greenup Edge and escorted of the hill.
We were requested to search this area by Keswick MRT. A man had phoned to say that he had become separated from his companions while crossing Greenup Edge, and despite trying, couldn't find his way down. He was able to tell us he was sitting in snow on a North West facing slope. He was eventually located descending with another party. Oddly, his friends(!) had got into a taxi in Grasmere and continued to Patterdale without him. At what time they would have reported him missing is anybodies guess!
A man phoned for help having succumbed to the cold conditions while walking from Borrowdale to Grasmere. After all, it is summer! We got the minimum information from the initial call,
A woman sustained a leg injury when she tripped. The team set off to attend this incident. While en-route we were alerted to a second incident (incident 17). The first one was dealt with with the aid of the North West Air Ambulance. Kendal MRT were called to assist, also.
A 71-year-old man from a large walking group sustained a knee injury after a slip. His friends tried to help him down, but could only manage a short distance. We were called to assist, and splinted his leg, then arranged for his evacuation by air ambulance.
Having been called to this incident initially at 13:20, we handed it over to Keswick MRT since it was marginally in their area of operation, close to the 'border' between us.
A group of three were reported overdue at Grasmere on the Coast to Coast walk. We were requested to assist Keswick MRT, along with SARDA, to search for them. They were located by Keswick MRT at Flour Ghyll, near Greenup Edge, unhurt, and escort from the fell
Called direct from the hill by another MRT member who had come across a male with a suspected leg fracture. Team mobilised only to discover that someone else had phoned via the 'normal' means and Keswick MRT had also been mobilised. The injured man lay on the boundary between the two teams, so we left them to it. Subsequently the injured man was recovered by air ambulance.
A man walking the Coast to Coast with a small group suffered a lower leg injury. Some initial confusion over his location was cleared up, and we treated his injury. He was then evacuated by Royal Navy helicopter to West Cumberland Infirmary. We then set off with his walking partner to return to the valley. Unfortunately on the descent one of our team members sustained an ankle injury.