Yearly Archives: 2017

14th May 2017 20:20 – Scale Gill

14th May 2017 20:20 – Scale Gill

Langdale and Ambleside MRT, on their third callout of the day, paged the team for assistance. A walker had reported themselves lost and injured. After search, the casualty was located in Scale Gill in Langdale, and had suffered a suspected lower leg break. The team sent two response vehicles, arriving on scene as the light started to fade.

We were able to assist in evacuating the stretcher the the roadside, where they were transferred to an LAMRT vehicle which would meet the land ambulance in Ambleside.

14th May 2017 15:50 – Rydal Hall

A busy day yet again for Langdale & Ambleside Team. They requested our assistance for a callout near Rydal Hall, whilst their team was dealing with another shout. An elderly walker had slipped and required medical assistance. Fortunately a member from L&A team was also close by and helped by others managed to get the… Continue Reading

13th May 2017 15:06 – Mickleden

13th May 2017 15:06 – Mickleden

Team called by Langdale & Ambleside MRT to assist with what was their second callout whilst they were still on task with their first. We sent team members to assist with the incident at Mickelden . A walker had slipped and sustained a lower leg injury. The casualty was sledded/carried to an awaiting MR vehicle… Continue Reading

30th April 2017 18:35 – Raven Crag

Not long after closing down base and grabbing a brew we were again requested by Langdale & Ambleside Team to assist with a possible crag incident at Raven Crag. Walkers had reported seeing people waving and shouting along the crag, some members of L&A team managed to locate the two persons and they were fine.… Continue Reading

20th April 2017 15:20 – Kentmere

Team paged by NWAS. A mountain biker had come off his bike in Kentmere and sustained a shoulder injury. A team member was luckily in the area for a run and was able to reach the casualty quickly, shortly followed by a Land Rover with more team members. The casualty was treated at the scene… Continue Reading

3rd April 2017 15:20 – Gummers How

3rd April 2017 15:20 – Gummers How

Team contacted by NWAS, a walker on Gummers How had suffered from an allergic reaction and had fallen ill. Helimed 08 from Blackpool was also tasked. Two team members (plus search dog Fern) were quickly on scene, due to being near the area, and assisted the casualty into the helimed. Remaining team members had a… Continue Reading

2nd April 2017 11:20 – Hugill Fell

2nd April 2017 11:20 – Hugill Fell

Team called by NWAS, a walker had fallen and sustained a head injury on a remote path at Hugill Fell near Staveley. The casualty was treated by the paramedics after which the team stretchered the casualty back to the land ambulance. Continue Reading

26th March 2017 13:18 – Whins Farm

Cumbria Police contacted Kirkby Stephen MRT after walkers had heard what they described as shouts for help close to Whins Farm in the Howgills. As this is located in Kendal’s patch, KSMRT contacted us & relayed the information they had received. Both teams responded & jointly conducted searches around the possible locations. With no signs… Continue Reading

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