Yearly Archives: 2021

2021 Incident #10: 19th May 13:14 – Aye Gill Pike

Team called by Cumbria Police. A young walker with a Duke of Edinburgh gold award group had suffered a suspected knee dislocation whilst on Ayegill Pike. Due to the location we also requested assistance from Kirkby Stephen MRT. Once on scene our team doctor assessed the casualty and we stretchered him down for onward travel… Continue Reading

2021 Incident #9: 17th May 13:55 – Farlton

Team requested by NWAS to attend an incident on the screes at Falton. A lone walker had slipped and sustained facial injuries. She was unsure of her exact location so we sent a SARLOC request to her phone and got her location. The casualty was soon being looked after and was able to walk down… Continue Reading

2021 Incident #6: 29th April 13:51 – Cautley Spout

Team called by Cumbria Police after a walker suffered a lower leg injury. The casualty was close to Cautley Spout which sits on the border of our own and Kirkby Stephen MRT areas. Both teams deployed and once on site confirmed that the woman had a suspected lower leg fracture. Once treated on scene the… Continue Reading

2021 Incident #4: 14 April 16:20 – Kentmere

The team was asked by Penrith in locating a missing walker who had split from their group near Nan Bield pass. The team sent a vehicle towards Kentmere reservoir with the intention of walking up to the pass, but encountered the walker on their way out of the valley. We were able to drive them… Continue Reading

2021 Incident #1: 3rd January 12:03 – The Helm

Team called by NWAS. A walker had slipped and received a hip/pelvic injury whilst enjoying a walk on the helm. She was treated by team members and a team doctor on scene. She was then stretchered a short distance to the ambulance for transfer to hospital. We also got re acquainted with some fell ponies… Continue Reading

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