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No.DateIncident
123 JanTeam Leaders were contacted by NWAS to provide assistance to a person with an ankle injury on the steep bank near Senhouse Museum, Maryport. As Team Members were being called, CMRT were informed that the Coastguard were dealing with the incident and no further action was taken.
217 FebA 59-year old male slipped and sustained a leg injury near Blake Fell summit. Team members went to the casualty's location, treated him and stretchered him back to a Team vehicle on the forest road above Cogra Moss. From there he was driven to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
326 FebThe Team was asked to assist with a search for a missing person in the Frizington area. Dog handlers were called and a search commenced. The missing person was located by the NPAS helicopter on the Ennerdale shoreline.
427 FebA male injured his ankle on the shore path of Cogra Moss. Team members went to his location, splinted the injury and stretchered him back to the vehicle track for a short journey to Felldyke carpark, from where his companion transported him to West Cumberland Hospital.
52 MarA female walker suffered a painful leg injury on Sale Fell, near Wythop. Team members went to her location, treated her and stretchered her back to the church. A NWAS road ambulance then took her to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
610 AprA 21-year old male crashed his mountain bike in Setmurthy Woods, Cockermouth sustaining leg and chest injuries. NWAS road ambulance and GNAA H58 air ambulance crews treated the casualty. Team members then stretchered him to road ambulance that had driven up into the woods, from where he was driven to the air ambulance and flown to the Royal Preston Hospital.

No.DateIncident
11 JanTwo walkers reported themselves lost in fog on the High Stile/Red Pike ridge, Buttermere. Their position was determined from their smartphone and advice was given on how to get themselves down. A Team vehicle went to Buttermere and members walked up towards Bleaberry Tarn to meet them and check all was well.
23 JanA walker slipped and sustained an arm injury whilst descending from Ling Fell, Wythop. Team members treated him at the scene and stretchered him to a NWAS road ambulance for onward transport to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle.
321 JanA 36-year old female fell runner suffered a dislocated elbow in woodland near Blake Fell. Team members went to the scene, stretchered her back to Team vehicles and transported her back to the road at the Leaps, Kirkland, where a NWAS road ambulance was waiting to take her to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
46 FebA 40-year old female fell onto boulders whilst walking near the summit of Pillar. She sustained a head wound and chest injuries and team assistance was requested. The team in turn requested assistance from a SAR helicopter and R199 arrived from Prestwick as the first team member arrived on scene. The lady was assessed and flown by helicopter to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
514 FebPenrith MRT requested additional swiftwater rescue technicians for a search for a missing person. Whilst CMRT technicians were preparing to leave Cockermouth they were asked to stand-down as the missing person had been located.
65 MarA male walker in his 50's fell near the summit of Pillar on steep snow, then tumbled and slid over 200m down the mountain. He came to rest amongst avalanche debris, just above the West Waterfall. He suffered head lacerations, neck and ankle injuries and extensive bruising. GNAA H58 stood by at Gillerthwaite and team members were flown to the summit of Pillar Mountain by Coastguard SAR helicopter R199. Team members descended to the casualty's location, undertook first aid and moved him a short distance to a position suitable for winching into the helicopter. He was winched on board and flown to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle.
715 MarA 59-year old female injured her ankle and wrist on the lakeshore path behind Ennerdale Water. Team members went to the scene, treated her injuries and stretchered her to road access at the east end of the lake. From there she was transported to Bowness Knott car park and passed on to a waiting NWAS road ambulance.
811 JunShouts for help were reported by walkers on Dale Head. A small number of team members from Cockermouth MRT and Keswick MRT walked the paths on each side of the hill but no further shouts or casualties were identified. It was concluded that this was a well intentioned false alarm.
96 JulFour team members rescued a sheep from a ledge on High Crag, Buttermere
1015 JulThe team was called when a 60-year old female took a long tumbling fall from the path on Whiteless Pike, Buttermere, sustaining head and arm injuries. Team members and helicopters H58 and R199 attended. The casualty was treated and winched on board R199 and flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
1117 JulTeam leaders were contacted when a party of 3 became stuck on the summit of Pillar. Their location was confirmed using PhoneFind. The missing walkers had a map and compass and a Deputy Team Leadaer was able to help them to find the bearing of a safe route down to Blacksail Pass. PhoneFind was used to monitor their progress off the hill.
1220 JulA 30-year old male walker injured his ankle on the Scarth Gap path, Buttermere. As the Team were making their way to him they heard that he had managed to descend to Gatesgarth Farm with the assistance of his companions and no further help was required.
1326 JulA motorcyclist sustained a back injury when he fell from his machine on farmland near Gilgarran. Team members assisted a NWAS road ambulance crew with a short carry to their vehicle.
141 AugA family of 4 became lost whilst descending from Bleaberry Tarn and asked for assistance. They ended up at the intake wall close to the top of Near Ruddy Beck. A small group of team members were mobilised in order to walk the family off the hill.
154 AugNWAS requested assistance with carrying a patient with a knee injury a short distance near Skye Farm campsite. A small number of team members made their way to Buttermere and assisted as requested.
169 AugKeswick MRT requested assistance with a long stretcher carry from Sty Head Tarn back into Borrowdale. Several members went and assisted.
1713 AugA 50-year old female slipped near the summit of Wandope and sustained a painful injury to her elbow. Team members made their way to Newlands Hause and to the casualty's location. A SAR helicopter was requested and R936 attended from Caernarfon. The casualty was winched on board and flown to Furness General Hospital, Barrow.
1818 AugTeam leaders were contacted when a DofE party was reported as 2 hours overdue at their campsite. Whilst contacting their supervisor the party arrived at the campsite and no further action was taken.
1921 AugA female walker was blown off her feet by strong winds near Brandreth, sustaining head and leg injuries, and was unable to continue walking. Team members from Cockermouth and Keswick MRTs battled their way through gale force winds to the scene, treated the casualty and undertook a long stretcher evacuation down through Gillercombe to Seathwaite Farm, Borrowdale. A NWAS road ambulance took the casualty to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
2031 AugA 70-year old male fell from his mountain bike in Setmuthy Woods, near Cockermouth, sustaining back injuries. Team members went to the scene, treated him and transported him to a NWAS road ambulance.
214 SepThe team leader was contacted when a walker came across a dog, separated from its owners, near Scale Force, Buttermere. Whilst team leaders and deputies were forming a plan, the dog and its owners were reunited and no further action was needed.
2210 SepNWAS requested assistance with carrying a 74-year old female who had taken a tumble on the fellside near Fangs Brow, Loweswater, sustaining an ankle injury, to a road ambulance. Team members went to the scene, treated her and stretchered her to a team vehicle then drove her back to the road for transfer to the ambulance, which took her to Workington Community hospital.
2315 SepA lone female walker became cragfast in steep ground above Buttermere. The team leader detemined that she was likely in the area known as Goat Crags and team members went to that location and found her. She was secured with ropes, assisted up the fell and escorted to Newlands Hause then transported to her accomodation in Keswick.
2416 SepA 51-year old female suffered an ankle injury near High Nook Tarn, Loweswater whilst walking along the Corpse Road. Team members went to her location, treated her and stretchered her to a NWAS road ambulance at Maggie's Bridge, Loweswater.
2520 SepThe team leader was contacted when a dog became stuck on ledges near Scale Force, Buttermere. Two passing climbers assisted with getting the dog back to its owner and no further action was needed from the team.
267 OctA female walker in her 60's fell, resulting in a messy head wound, near Hassness House, Buttermere. Team members went to the scence, treated her and carried her the short distance to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at the House. She was transported to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven by the ambulance crew.
278 OctA 37-year old female slipped on wet ground in Ling Comb, Buttermere, sustaining an ankle injury. Team members went to her location and SAR helicopter R936 attended from Caernarvon. The casualty was winched from the scene and flown to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
2812 OctA male walker had a long day route and became lost in poor weather near Brandreth. He called for assistance, giving his location using What3Words. Team leaders confirmed his location using PhoneFind and several team members were sent to his location to assist him to walk to Honister. He was then given a lift to his accomodation in Keswick.
2917 OctTeam leaders received reports that a male kayaker had come out of his boat in Ennerdale Water, near Bleach Green. As team members were mobilising Cumbria Police contacted the team to advise Cumrbia Fire and Rescue were helping the kayaker and no further action was required from CMRT.
3028 OctA 61-year old female suffered an ankle injury on the Crummock Lakeshore path and gave her location to the Team using What3Words. Team members went to her location, treated her injury and stretchered her to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at Park Bridge, Loweswater. She was then taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
314 Nov57-year old female slipped near the summit of High Stile, Buttermere, and sustained a wrist injury. Team members went to her location and found her unable to walk down so, after splinting the injury, she was stretchered to Buttemere lakeshore and given a lift to Buttermere village in a team vehicle. The casualty made her way to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven with her partner in their own vehicle.
3217 NovTeam Leaders were contacted when Cumbria Police received a call from a female for Mountain Rescue assistance. With very few details the Police were asked to make further enquiries and they successfully located the person.
3329 NovA group of three males became disorientated and got into difficulties descending from Pillar into Ennerdale, ending up in the West Waterfall area in fading light and cloud. One of the group fell around 20m and a second member fell a similar distance whilst trying to assist. Despite suffering a significant head injury one of those who fell was able to walk and set off to get help. He was quickly located close to the forestry road as the Team arrived. The second casualty needed needed a technical rope evacuation by stretcher and SAR helicopter (R936 from Caernarvon). The third member of the group remained cragfast and was roped by Team members to safe ground before being walked to Team vehicles in the valley. The injured males were taken separately to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle by NWAS road ambulances and the uninjured male was given a lift to Cockermouth for collection by a relative.
347 DecA father and daughter took a short walk from Honister intending to be out for just an hour but became disoriented and found themselves at Black Sail Youth Hostel and requested assistance. Two team members took a vehicle to the YH, collected them and returned them to Honister.
3517 DecA 56-year old male found himself in darkness near Black Sail Youth Hostel and felt unable to make his way back to Wasdale Head safely so requested assistance. Two team members took a vehicle to the YH, collected him and took him to Ennerdale Bridge for collection by someone from the B&B where he was staying.
3628 DecThe Team were called to provide assistance to 5 occupants of a car that had become stuck in snowy conditions near the top of Newlands Pass. A Team Landrover, fitted with snow-chains, went to the scene and took the occupant to safety in Buttermere.
3730 DecA female walker badly injured her ankle on Binsey Fell and was unable to continue walking. The Team went to the scene, splinted the anke, stretchered her back to a Team vehicle and transported her to Cockermouth to wait for a NWAS road ambulance.