Loughrigg

Incident Report #27 2021

A young male became stuck in a bog and was unable to get out. 

 

With many of the team committed to the ongoing rescue a couple of team members were mustered to attend. The man was assisted out of the bog by two passers-by while they were on route and the team members were able to stand down

Man Hours
2 team members fo r1 hou
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY366040

Incident Report #21 2020

A fellrunner fell and sustained cut and got stuck on steep ground. He called for help but was vague about his location. In the process of trying to locate him and carrying out the essential initial COVID 19 risk assessment, he decided he could self-rescue and did so.

 

We stood down and went home

Man Hours
4 team members for 1 hour
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY340055

Incident Report #34 2017

The team were called, along with Gtreat North Air Ambulance to attend a male who had collapsed while taking part in a fell race on Loughrigg. Sadly, he was declared to have died at the scene and his body was recovered to Ambleside

The team wiahes to pass its best wishes to the runner's family, friends and the close-knit fellrunning community

Man Hours
21 team members for 3 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY352046

Incident Report #63 2016

A male was reported as collapsed and unconscious in the vicinity of Loughrigg Terrace. We attended and located the man. He had regained consciousness. He was stretchered from the hill and handed over to ambulance paramdedics for transport to hospital

Man Hours
10 team members for 2 hours
Incident Type
Location
OS Grid Reference
NY344056