Yearly Archives: 2018

2018 Incident #61: 12th December 13:20 – Crinkle Crags

2018 Incident #61: 12th December 13:20 – Crinkle Crags

Team requested to assist Langdale & Ambleside MRT in the search for a casualty with a hand injury somewhere in the vicinity of Crinkle Crags/Bow Fell. With an exact positon unknown but with information received Kendal Team were asked to search the routes from Cockley Bridge. Kendal search dog Fern was also on hand to join in with the search party from LAMRT. A succesful find by Kendal MRT ensured that the casualty was soon safely down and receiving treatment. As you can see from the images good navigation skills can be called upon at any time whilst on the fells.

2018 Incident #58: 2nd December 14:13 – Thornthwaite Beacon

As we attended the earlier callout, a walker reported themselves in difficulty and gave a location as Thornthwaite Beacon. This point is actually the crossover point for four MR teams and as we were already close we picked up the call. We sent the team back up from Kentmere Church and also deployed more team… Continue Reading

2018 Incident #57: 2nd December 12:09 – Kentmere Horseshoe

Team called by CUMPOL, a fell runner was in difficulties whilst running the Kentmere Horseshoe. We used the phonefind technology to locate the runner. We deployed to the reservoir and were quickly able to locate the runner and assist them down and warm them up. As the team were about to leave from the Church… Continue Reading

2018 Incident #54: 21st October 14:08 – Ashes Lane, Kendal

2018 Incident #54: 21st October 14:08 – Ashes Lane, Kendal

A busy day today for the team. We assembled early for some training with the MCA’s S-92 helicopter, but unfortunately the morning’s poor weather meant a postponement to the afternoon. Some team members took advantage of the free time for off-road driving practice. As the team were departing for the re-scheduled training, we were paged… Continue Reading

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