Yearly Archives: 2017

15th October 2017 15:00 – Search in Wasdale

Kendal team, alongside all other LDSAMRA teams, received a request from Wasdale MRT to assist with an ongoing search in their area.

Kendal team members deployed as directed by the search managers to conduct foot searches along specific routes. Search team returned to Kendal base at 02:45hrs 16/10/2017.

It was with sadness that we heard the news that a body had been found and recovered today. Our condolences go out to the family & friends.

13th October 2017 12:50 – Barbondale

13th October 2017 12:50 – Barbondale

Team contacted via NWAS, a walker had suffered a lower leg injury close to Eskholme Pike Cairn just outside Barbon. Team members treated the casualty, packaged them up and stretchered the casualty down to the awaiting land ambulance. Continue Reading

7th October 2017 10:40 – Search around Kendal

Team called by Cumbria Police to assist with the search for a missing member of the local community. With Assistance from Duddon & Furness MRT and search dogs Fern, Rona & Bracken from Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs we conducted searches of areas that the missing person enjoyed walking. It was with great sadness,… Continue Reading

3rd October 2017 11:45 – Ashtead Fell, Borrowdale

3rd October 2017 11:45 – Ashtead Fell, Borrowdale

Team called via Cumbria Police. A fell walker who was on Ashstead Fell in Borrowdale had slipped and suffered a lower leg injury. We chose to sled/backrope the casualty down Combs Hollow and transported the casualty in M1 to Hucks Bridge lay-by from where the casualty was transported to hospital by a family member. Continue Reading

23rd September 2017 18:32 – Sedbergh

23rd September 2017 18:32 – Sedbergh

Team called by NWAS. A walker had fallen an estimated 30-40ft down a steep embankment whilst walking along a path by Sedbergh Golf club and close to the River Dee. Injuries assessed and treated included Pelvic, Shoulder and Lower leg. These type of injuries meant a carefully planned vacuum mattress/stretcher extraction from a difficult location,… Continue Reading

7th September 2017 15:35 – Far Easedale

Team called by Langdale & Ambleside MRT. They were dealing with a casualty with the potential of a long carry off down from Far Easedale. Fortunately Helimed 58 became available and managed to lift the casualty off. Team stood down by L&A once confirmation that the casualties walking partners were making steady progress down the… Continue Reading

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