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Incidents 2014

13 JanCumbria Police asked for assistance in the coastal areas around Silloth and Bowness-on-Solway, which were expected to flood due to a combination of a high tide and strong onshore winds. The team deployed a vehicle and 4 team members to the Silloth area. A number of roads were found to be flooded.
26 JanThe team was called to help a delivery van driver stuck in water on the flooded coast road at Dubmill Point near Allonby. After discussion with the Police, it was agreed that Maryport Inshore Lifeboat would deal with this incident, and the team stood down.
314 JanThe team were called to assist Keswick MRT with a search for a missing 69 year old local woman. A body was located in the River Greta by a swiftwater rescue team.
420 JanThe team was called to assist the Police in the search for a missing 52yr old male in the Lorton area. He was found by the Police in Cockermouth as the team and search dogs were assembling for a search.
522 JanThe team was asked to assist North West Ambulance Service with a climber who had fallen at Head End Quarry (off the A595 towards Carlisle). The crew of the land ambulance managed to transport the casualty to their vehicle without assistance, and so the team was stood down soon after being called.
630 JanThe team was called to assist the Police, Ambulance Service and Fire and Rescue with a car that had skidded on ice on Newlands Hause, and was reported to be balanced over a drop. By the time the team arrived on scene, the occupants had been rescued from the car.
78 FebCumbria Police asked the team to search the river around Cockermouth for a woman in her 80s, missing from her home since 5 Feb. The Team searched from Camerton to Cockermouth Youth Hostel, but nothing found.
89 FebThe Team continued searching the river for the missing person, this time from Workington to Broughton along the river Derwent, and around Cockermouth. The casualty was found and recovered from the river between Broughton and Clifton. Sadly a fatality.
910 FebA 45 year old gentleman from the Cockermouth area slipped and sustained a serious ankle injury whilst out walking on steep and craggy ground below the summit of Rannerdale Knotts near Buttermere. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team located the casualty and with the help of a paramedic and doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance treated his injuries at the scene. The casualty was then lowered 150m to the valley floor, loaded into the helicopter and transported directly to hospital.
1028 FebThe team were called to assist the Ambulance Service treat and transport a woman who had slipped and broken her leg whilst out running near Caermote Roman fort on the edge of Binsey. The team treated her on scene and carried her a short distance down the hill to the ambulance.
119 MarA group of 4 walkers were reported overdue from a walk over Haystacks, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, and Grey Knotts. The four were contacted and found to be in the Grey Knotts area, walking slowly in the dark into Honister. Arrived safe and well at Honister 1 hour later.
1212 MarThe Team was called to locate and assist an elderly male down from Scarth Gap to Buttermere. The casualty was located and evacuated by stretcher to Gatesgarth Farm.
1312 MarTwo women got into difficulties in boggy ground on the Buttermere lakeshore. Following a telephone conversation with the team leader, they were happy to continue their walk and return to their car without assistance from the team.
1412 MarWasdale MRT requested assistance in a search for a missing walker who had set off from Wasdale Headon a walk including Scafell Pike. An extensive search took place involving teams from across the Lake District; a body was reported by a member of the public and recovered by mountain rescue.
1513 MarThe team was called to search for a 65 year old man who had failed to return from walking his dog near his home in Blennerhasset. The man returned to his home whilst the team were gathering further information, and so no action was required.
1622 MarThe team was called to assist a walker who had injured her ankle the previous day; after spending the night at Black Sail Youth Hostel, it was badly swollen and she was no longer able walk on it. The team treated her and transported her by Landrover to Bowness Knott, where she was transferred to an ambulance.
1726 MarThe Police asked for assistance in a search for a missing person in the Cockermouth area. The Police then obtained further information which indicated that the missing person was no longer in the Cockermouth area, and the team stood down.
1829 MarThe team were called to search for man in his 60s who had failed to return from a walk on Blencathra the previous day. Keswick MRT had searched the main paths in the dark, and requested assistance from ourselves, Penrith team and the RAF (MRT and Sea King helicopter) to conduct a more detailed search in the daylight. A body was located by Keswick MRT members to the north of Sharp Edge, Blencathra
195 AprA 68 year old male walker fell on the descent into Warnscale sustaining a dislocated shoulder. He was treated at the scene by 4 team doctors and the Great North Air Ambulance doctor, then stretchered down to the waiting helicopter.
209 AprThe team was called to a 21 year old woman from Canterbury who had collapsed near the top of Scarth Gap pass whilst on the second day of a backpacking trip. She was assessed by the paramedic from the Great North Air Ambulance, and then walked off the hill by the team.
2115 AprA walker reported that a dog, thought to be on the fell above Angler's Crag, had been barking all day. One team member went for a walk over Angler's Crag and Crag Fell to investigate, but couldn't hear or find any sign of the dog.
2216 AprA female walker was reported significantly overdue on a walk around Ennerdale Water and over Iron Crag. The team suggested her husband take a short drive along the roads between Ennerdale Water and Ennerdale Bridge, and he successfully located her walking back along the road.
2318 AprA 51 year old solo walker from Suffolk became cragfast on Pillar Rock as he descended from the top of Pillar. The Team located him in a precarious position on the west face. They rigged ropes and lowered a team member to him, from where he was rescued onto safer ground.
2419 AprA 51 year old walker fell close to Windy Gap sustaining a fracture wrist. Incident found to be in Keswick MRT's area and dealt with by them.
2528 AprCockermouth team was called to assist Wasdale MRT in a search for a male last seen in the Ravenglass Estuary. A search took place involving helicopters, coastguard and mountain rescue. After an extensive search he had not been located.
2628 AprFive 15 year olds on an expedition failed to turn up at their planned campsite in Buttermere. They turned up very soon after the Team was being mobilised.
2729 AprMan and daughter overdue from walk in Buttermere area. Intended route Grasmoor via Crag Hill. Located by team members above Gasgale Gill footpath below Whin Ben.
2830 AprA male walker contacted the Team by mobile phone after a fall which badly injured his knee cap. His position was determined as near Great Round How. Cockermouth & Keswick Teams responded. He was evacuated from the scene by RAF helicopter rescue 131 and taken to Carlisle hospital.
298 MayReport of a male in a party of 4 trapped by a fallen rock and with a broken leg near the summit of Pillar, Ennerdale. The Team located his position near the summit. He was lowered in the dark on a stretcher to a suitable landing site out of the cloud. Once below the cloud a Sea King helicopter from RAF Boulmer winched casualty from scene at 0005hrs and was flown to Carlisle hospital.
3014 MayTwo walkers in their 20s from Birmingham called for help when they became lost on steep ground on High Crag. They were located by the team and walked safely off the hill.
3115 MayThe team was called to assist Keswick MRT (along with other Lakes teams) in the search for a 67 year old solo walker overdue from a walk the previous day in the Scafell area. 12 team members attended, searching the area around Great Gable. Unfortunately his body was eventually found in Piers Gill on Scafell Pike.
3218 MayA 67 year old man from Cumbria collapsed on the cycleway near Winder and Frizington. The team was called to assist the land and air ambulance in treating the casualty, and then transporting him to a site where he could be loaded in the helicopter. He was then flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
3318 MayA male fellwalker from Cumbria injured him ankle whilst descending from High Crag, Buttermere. He was treated at the scene by a team doctor and then helped down the fellside to a team vehicle.
3425 MayA 9 year old boy from Northamptonshire became detached from his family group whilst walking on Carling Knott, Loweswater. He was found by High Nook Farm with his grandparents. The rest of his family walked back down to meet up at the Kirkstile Inn.
356 JunThe Police asked the team to use SARLOC to attempt to locate a mobile phone that had made a number of silent 999 calls in the Lorton area. The owner of the phone made contact with the team when he came back into mobile phone reception - he had been walking all day with his phone in his pocket, and was unaware he had been making emergency calls. He was fit and well and required no assistance!
367 JunThe team was called to assist with a fell runner who had injured his knee on an organised event near Black Sail Youth Hostel in Ennerdale. The team responded to the call, but by the time they arrived, the event organisers had transported the injured man to meet the ambulance at Bowness Knott Car Park.
3711 JunThe Police received reports that a male had entered Ennerdale water, and might be in difficulties, and so asked the team to deploy a swiftwater rescue team to the area. On further investigation, it turned out the man was not in the water, and the team was stood down.
3819 JunSome walkers discovered an abandoned rucksack on the Buttermere lakeshore near the bottom of Scarth Gap pass, and were concerned for its owner's welfare. Before long, a man arrived at Gatesgarth farm reporting he had lost his rucsac. The two were successfully reunited!
3921 JunA 72 woman turned her ankle on the path near Scale Force, Buttermere, and was unable to walk. She was treated at the scene by the Team and flown by air ambulance to hospital in Carlisle.
4021 JunWhilst the team were still in Buttermere from the previous incident, Keswick Mountain Rescue Team requested assistance evacuating a 50 year old woman with an injured knee from Gillercombe Head. She was treated at the scene, and transported to Honister to meet up with her friends.
4122 JunA 23 year old local man fell approximately 200 feet whilst scrambling on Grasmoor Front. He landed on a ledge halfway up Grasmoor Front from where he was inaccessible to his friends. The Team located him on a small ledge where he was treated for multiple injuries by two Team doctors before being winched into a Sea King helicopter from RAF Boulmer and flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.
4226 JunTwo walkers from Merseyside became cragfast near the north summit of Melbreak. The Team accessed their location and assisted them with walking back down the path.
4329 JunA 16 year old male walking the coast to coast became separated from his aunt, and phoned for help after he failed to find her after a number of hours. The 16 year old was located near the summit of Red Pike, and his aunt was found near Black Sail Youth Hostel. They were both walked off the hill, and were reunited in Buttermere.
442 JulMale in his 70's collapsed near Peggy's Bridge on Buttermere lake shore. He was assessed by a Team doctor and transferred by land ambulance to hospital in Carlisle.
452 JulA climber on Buckstone How took a long leader fall and sustained head and other injuries. He was initially treated on the crag by a team doctor, before being lowered to the ground and transported a short distance to where he could be winched into a RAF Sea King helicopter. He was flown to hospital in Newcastle.
463 JulA woman tripped and injured her head on the Buttermere lake shore. She was assessed by the Air Ambulance doctor, then walked by the team to a land ambulance at Gatesgarth Farm.
479 JulTwo sheep stuck on Gable Crag. Successfully rescued.
4814 JulTwo brothers became stuck on High Crag when the weather closed in. They were soon joined by another two of walkers. The team established their position using the gps in their mobile phone, found them on High Crag and escorted them down to Gatesgarth.
4922 JulMale walker from USA staying at Black Sail Youth Hostel suffering from breathing difficulties. He was transported by team vehicle to a land ambulance and taken to West Cumberland Hospital.
5024 JulMale with knee injury, unable to walk at Black Sail Youth Hostel. Picked up by M1 and transported to CMRT base. Casualty (a C2C walker) made own way to Borrowdale.
5124 JulA 57 year old man from London became stuck on ledge above Crummock whilst out for a walk. He was located by the Team and made safe before being lowered to safe ground. The Team then walked him back to High Park from where he was transported to Buttermere village. This was the Team's second call out of the day having just returned from dealing with a man from Whistler, Canada, on the Coast to Coast walk with a knee injury; at Black Sail Youth Hostle in Ennerdale.
5228 JulFell walker heard shouts for help from Chapel Crags, Buttermere. Found to be farmer gathering sheep on the fellside.
533 AugA male walker in his 60s was out walking with a large group when he slipped on the footpath beside Scale Force, falling 3m and sustaining a head injury. He was located by the team, treated on scene and evacuated by RAF Sea king helicopter from Boulmer to Carlisle hospital.
5423 AugMale reported missing whilst swimming in Crummock Water. Team stood down whilst in the process of responding after being advised that swimmer had been safely located.
5524 AugA 71 year old lady from Lancashire sustained an ankle injury whilst descending into Mosedale from Mellbreak. Members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team treated the lady at the scene and then stretchered her to a team vehicle so that she could be transported the rest of the way out of the valley. After a discussion with the team doctor and attending ambulance crew it was agreed that the lady could be taken by her family to a hospital closer to home.
5625 AugA male walker was reported with an ankle injury on Buttermere Moss. Members of Cockermouth Team attended and stretchered the casualty down to Newlands Hause area. He was taken by a Team vehicle to Buttermere to meet a road ambulance and then was transported on to Whitehaven hospital.
5728 AugThe team was called to a female who had fallen on the Scarth Gap path and suffered a severe gash to her head. She was treated on the scene by a doctor and nurse who were out walking in the area, and whilst the team were gathering further information, we were informed that she had already been helped to walk out to Gatesgarth Farm.
5831 AugMother & Daughter overdue at Scafell Hotel,Rosthwaite. Doing CtoC2 in Party Coast -to- Coast Overdue
592 SepThe team was called to a 27 year old male walker with chest pains on Red Pike, Buttermere. The team was airlifted by the Air Ambulance to assist with his evacuation to Carlisle Infirmary.
603 SepTwo Coast to Coast walkers from the USA became lost between Haystacks and Honister. They contacted their accommodation by mobile phone who in turn reported them lost. They were located by Team members, from GPS co-ordinates from their Tablet device and by identifying their lights on the hill. They were then walked to a Team vehicle and driven to their accommodation.
617 SepRequest from Cumbria Police to recover a potential male suicide found by a passing dog walker. Body recovered.
628 SepA 76 year old male became unwell near Woodhouse, Buttermere. Team members treated him at the scene and walked him to an ambulance waiting nearby.
6311 SepA 70 year old woman tripped on the path whilst walking on the south shore of Ennerdale Water. Although conscious throughout she sustained a minor head injury and was suffering from blurred vision. A doctor and paramedic form the GNAA treated the lady at the scene. Eventually the casualty was able to stand and with the support of team members managed to walk to a team Landrover. The team then provided transport back to her car at Bowness Knot. After consultation with the doctor from the air ambulance it was decided that the lady was well enough to be transported on to hospital by her husband.
6427 SepThe team was called to two people stuck near the West Waterfall on Pillar. They were assisted to safer ground protected by a rope, and then walked off the hill.
654 OctThe team was called by the Police to search for a missing 59 year old male from Wigton. Searching areas around the town and Waverton found nothing by nightfall.
665 OctThe team was called again by the Police to search for a missing 59 year old male from Wigton. Members of Cockermouth MRT, Penrith MRT, SARDA Lakes were ready to start searching out from Wigton when the Police confirmed he had been located.
678 OctA woman in her 30s slipped and broke her leg on the Buttermere lakeshore path. She was treated at the scene and carried a short distance across the fields to an ambulance, which transported her to West Cumberland Hospital.
684 NovTwo fell walkers from the West Midlands reported as lost in the area of High Stile. The missing walkers were contacted by mobile phone and their exact loctaion confirmed using SARLOC. SARLOC was then used to track their progress as they were guided down to Buttermere via Red Pike and Bleaberry Tarn. As the walkers were without torches a small group of team members went to assist with the final stage of their journey.
697 NovThe team was called to help a 73 year old man who had fallen from his motorised wheelchair on an isolated road near Lorton. As team was gathering more information, members of the public arrived at the scene and were able to help him back into his wheelchair. He had sustained no injuries and did not require assistance from the team.
7011 NovThe team was called to assist Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team with a search for a woman in her 60s missing on Kirk Fell. As the team leaders were contacting Wasdale MRT for further information, the missing person turned up safe and well.
7117 NovThe team was called by Keswick Mountain Rescue Team to help with one of two callouts they were dealing with - a mountain biker who had fallen and suffered a chest injury on Ullock Pike. He was located and treated by the team, and carried a short distance to the Great North Air Ambulance. He was flown to RVI, Newcastle.
7223 NovA walker from Warwickshire became crag fast whilst walking on Rannerdale Knotts. Members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue located the cragfast person and guided them down to the safety of the valley floor.

Incidents 2013

11 JanVulnerable female, with learning difficulties. Went missing from care home. Located on the bankside of swollen river. Cold wet and hypothermic.
25 JanA 41 year old walker from Cumbria became disorientated in cloud having left the summit of Blake Fell. He took shelter and called the team. He was located by team members in the shelter on Carling Knott and was then walked off the fell to his car by a team member.
313 JanA minibus became stuck on ice on Newlands Pass with 4 passengers on board. The vehicle wedged against side of road. Two Team landrovers responded and the people were taken to safety at Buttermere.
414 JanTwo people called the Police reporting they were lost in Whinlatter Forest. The missing people found their way back to their car whilst the team were preparing to leave the base.
524 JanThe team was called by the Police to investigate reports of a bright light on the Ennerdale Fells. The team leader spoke to the informant, and it appeared the light was descending to the valley. No further action was taken by the team.
64 FebThe team was called to assist the ambulance service with a casualty found in the River Derwent near Camerton. The casualty was carried to the ambulance by the emergency services on scene, including a team member. This was completed before team vehicles arrived at the scene.
715 FebA 50 year old paraglider from Cumbria crashed into the fellside on Grasmoor sustaining leg injuries. He was stretchered to the Great North Air Ambulance and flown to hospital.
819 FebA missing dog believed to be injured in the Crag Fell area Ennerdale, heard howling in the distance. The owners walked out from Bleech Green and located the dog as team members were mobilising.
94 MarA walker in a group of 3 was reported to have slipped whilst traversing above Walkers Gully, Pillar Rock. The casualty was removed by the Team from the gully and the body was transported by RAF helicopter 131 to Cockermouth.
105 MarThe team was called to a 58 year old female who had twisted her ankle and was unable to walk. She was treated by the team and carried to the Great North Air Ambulance for transport to West Cumberland Hospital.
1122 MarThe Team were asked to assist a driver stuck in a vehicle in the Calbeck area in snowy conditions.
1222 MarThe team was called to assist with vehicles stuck in deep, drfiting snow on the A595 in the Waberthwaite area. The team worked through the day with the Wasdale, Duddon and Furness, Coniston, Kendal and Bay Rescue Teams to evacuate people from their vehicles to reception centres.
1323 MarThe team was called by the ambulance service to transport a woman from her home near Loweswater to West Cumberland Hospital for her regular treatment. The team transported the patient from her home to the rescue team base, from where she was transported to hospital by car. The team then transported her home later in the day.
1423 MarThe team was called by the Police to assist a van driver who had become stuck in snow near Ireby. A team vehicle set off to the incident, but were recalled when a snow plough reached the van and it was able to continue.
1524 MarA car with 3 people from the Exeter area became stuck whilst descending Honister Pass due to other abandoned cars blocking the road. The occupants were evacuated by a team vehicle to Cockermouth.
1624 MarA 64 year old mountaineer from Cumbria injured his leg whilst ascending into Plllar Cove, Ennerdale. He was stretchered down to the valley and taken to West Cumberland Hospital.
1731 MarA party was reported stuck in a gully in snow & ice near Kirkfell, Black sail pass area. The Team responded. A Wasdale Team member already in the area at the time guided them to safety as the Team arrived.
1812 AprAllerdale Borough Council asked the team if we could help remove a dumped mattress from the River Derwent in Cockermouth. We were pleased to remove the mattress as part of a swift water 'rescue' exercise.
1925 AprThe team was called to a 60 year old woman from Australia who had broken her ankle whilst out walking in Warnscale, Buttermere. The casualty was treated at the scene by an ambulance paramedic and Team doctor and stretchered to a waiting ambulance by team members.
2012 MayThe team was called to assist Keswick MRT with a woman with an ankle injury on Greenup Edge. The casualty was treated at the scene and then flown to hospital by a helicopter from RAF Boulmer.
2112 MayThe team were called, along with Keswick Team, to a hypothermic casualty at Dubs Hut above Honister Mines. As the team were meeting at base, they received an update that the casualty had already been transported to a waiting ambulance.
2223 MayThe team, along with the Lake District Search Dogs, were called to search for a missing person in the Wythop area. Sadly the casualty was a fatality and was stretchered by the team from the fellside down to the roadside.
2325 MayA 23 year old walker from London was walking on the Buttermere Lake shore path when her ankle collapsed. She was stretchered by the team to Gatesgath Farm for onward ambulance transport to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
2425 MayA 48 year old mountain biker from Newcastle sustained a leg injury close to Black Sail Youth Hostel, Ennerdale. He was transported in a team vehicle to an ambulance at Bowness Knott, and then taken to West Cumberland Hospital.
2526 MayA 69 year old walker from Germany injured her ankle whilst walking along Crummock Lake shore close to Scale Beck. She was stretchered to Buttermere and taken by road ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital.
264 JunA 65 year old male was reported as collapsed on Fleetwith Pike. The casualty was assessed by a Doctor from an air ambulance and he was subsequently escorted from the fell by the Team.
277 JunParagliding incident - male landed awkwardly on descending on to Buttermere Moss, High Snockrigg area. He was treated for a damaged ankle and flown to hospital by air ambulance.
2815 JunGroup of three females reported overdue on walk in the Pillar Steeple area. They returned to their vehicles not long after the Team were being mobilised.
2916 JunThe team were called to a 49 year old male who had collapsed east of the summit of Great Bourne. He was treated by the team, lowered to the valley bottom, and then flown to West Cumberland Hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance.
3018 JunThe team was called to a 63 year old male from Derby who was walking the Coast to Coast route. He had injured his ankle near Red Gill on Ennerdale south shore footpath. He was treated on scene by the team and carried to an Ambulance waiting at Gillerthwaite.
3120 JunThe team were called to an elderly woman from Cambridgeshire who had tripped and cut her head on the Buttermere lakeshore path. She was treated at the scene by the crew of the Great North Air Ambulance, and carried by the team to a waiting ambulance.
3222 JunA runner from Ilkley Harriers on a Bob Graham round became stuck on Doddick, Blencathra with severe cramp. The team assisted Keswick MRT to stretcher him down Doddick ridge to Doddick Farm.
3326 JunA 57 year old woman sustained a fractured arm on Fleetwith Pike. She was flown by air ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital.
343 JulTwo walkers and their dog became lost near the summit of High Crag when low cloud descended and reduced visibility. After a telephone conversation with a team leader, and an improvement in the weather, the walkers were able to make their own way back down to the valley.
3511 JulA 16 year old boy injured his knee on Haystacks, just above the Scarth Gap col. The team treated him at the scene and carried him down to Scarth Gap, where the Great North Air Ambulance was waiting. This flew him down to Gatesgarth Farm, where he was transferred to a land ambulance and driven to West Cumberland Hospital.
3616 JulA climbing party reported a sheep stuck on Dry Trim Ledge, at High Crag Buttermere The sheep was successfully encouraged off the ledge as CMRT member retreated by abseil after climbing Delilah. Gatesgarth Farm were informed after the rescue.
3717 JulA 60 year old woman fell whilst descending Haystacks towards Scarth Gap pass. She sustained injuries to her head and back. She was treated at the scene, and carried to the Great North Air Ambulance which had landed in Scarth Gap. The Air Ambulance then flew her to the RVI, Newcastle.
3819 JulA 19 yr old male fell down Sour Milk Ghyll, Buttermere sustaining shoulder and ankle injuries. The casualty was treated at the scene by a team doctor and doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance. He was stretchered down the side of the falls and taken to West Cumberland Hospital.
3920 JulA local farmer reported a sheep stuck on crags near Rannerdale. The sheep was successfully rescued by 2 team members.
4021 JulWhilst attending a training exercise on Pillar Rock the team spotted a sheep standed on a rocky ledge. The sheep was successfully rescued by a group from the team.
4128 JulA 52 year old walker from London fell down the fellside into a waterfall whilst ascending steep ground close to Little Round How, sustaining a serious knee injury. A Team doctor, paramedic and Team members were lowered down the waterfall gully to the casualty. He was treated, loaded on to a stretcher, and hauled up the waterfall to a location where a helicopter from RN Gannet could fly him to West Cumberland Hospital.
421 AugA 42 year old fell walker from Essex sustained an ankle and knee injury whilst walking on Haystacks. He was treated at the scene by Team doctors and flown by the North West Air Ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital.
433 AugA 64 year old woman slipped and broke her ankle on the path between Scale Force and Buttermere. She was treated by the team and carried to Buttermere, before being taken to hospital by ambulance.
4423 AugA 76 year old female from the north east tripped and sustained head injuries near Crummock lakeshore. She was treated at the scene by Team Members and an NWAS paramedic, then transferred to a road ambulance using the Team's vehicle.
4528 AugReport at 2330hrs of 3 mountain bikers overdue from day out in the mountains above Buttermere. They turned up safe and well just as the Team were preparing to respond.
4629 AugSuicidal 40 year old male half way between Rogerscale and Whin Fell. Male located and assisted to Ambulance with Police in attendance before the full team mobilised
4730 AugWalking party of 4 lost near High Stile to Red Pike ridge. They were located using the gps on their phone and talked onto the descent path. The team walked up to meet tham on the Red Pike descent.
4830 AugWhilst undertaking a practice in the Buttermere Valley, the team was asked to investigate possible shouts for help in the Hackney Holes area. Two team members searched the area but only a bleating sheep was found!
4921 SepWasdale MRT asked the team to help in the search and evacuation of a walking group in the Yewbarrow to Pillar area.
5028 SepA 34 year old man from Poland failed to return to Gillerthwaite Youth Hostel after a walk on the fells south of Ennerdale Water. After discussion with the Police, it was agreed that the team would begin searching the next morning. As the team were preparing to leave the base, the man returned safely to Gillerthwaite Youth Hostel.
5130 SepA 42 year old man was missing near Distington, West Cumbria. The team, along with 5 search dogs and Cumbria Police, mounted a search of the area. The missing person was found safe and well at Distington Church.
5219 Oct61 year old female fallen on rock step Buttermere lakeshore path. Suspected spinal injury. Casualty treated on scene by GNAA doctor and paramedic. Team transferred casualty to Great North Air Ambulance and taken to Carlisle Hospital.
5324 OctThe team was called to a 65 year old male who had slipped and sustained an ankle injury on Snock Rigg above Buttermere. He was treated on the scene by the team and carried to a waiting ambulance.
5426 OctThe team was called to find and assist a 44 year old woman who had become lost descending from Red Pike. She was located just above the intake wall not far from Scale Force, and walked off the hill.
5529 OctThe team were called by the ambulance service to help treat a 68 year old male fallen and injured his leg by the river near Cockermouth. He was treated at the scene and carried to a waiting ambulance.
564 NovThe team was called to a 51 year old woman from York who had injured her leg on Burnbank Fell, Loweswater. She was treated at the scene, and carried to an ambulance at Fangs Brow.
576 NovCalled by ambulance service to assist with a female mountain biker fallen near Gillerthwaite Youth hostel, near Cat Crag. Casuality was evacuated by ambulance as the Team was making its way to the incident.
5816 NovThe team were called to assist the Ambulance Service and the Great North Air Ambulance evacuate a 60 year old woman who had fallen from her horse in the countryside towards Carlisle, suffering a head injury and concussion. A RAF helicopter that was on exercise in the area also came to assist, and flew the patient to the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle
5923 NovThe team was informed of two sheep stuck on the crags of High Crag, Buttermere. Three team members successfully rescued the sheep from the crag.
6026 NovThe team were called to help a 60 year old male from Newcastle under Lyme who had become disorientated in mist on Haystacks. His location was determined with a SARLOC text, which enabled us to give him directions off the hill. A small number of team members went down the valley and met him as he was returning to the valley.
611 DecCalled by Police to assist in search for missing local male. Search centred near the old Anglers Inn Hotel area - Ennerdale Lake shore Team members searching area and with help of search dogs.Later a report from Police informing the missing person has been located in Whitehaven.