Callouts

2020 Incident #10: 21st March 10:19 – Kentmere

The team was paged by Cumbria Police. A fell runner had reported incurring a lower leg injury in Kentmere. On contacting the runner, we found out that they had encountered some walkers, and were able to make their own way off with their assistance, so we stood down.

2020 Incident #8: 13th March 15:35 – Winder Fell

Team called by Cumbria Police, a female walker had slipped whilst on Winder Fell and sustained a suspected ankle fracture. she was stretchered down safely to an awaiting NWAS ambulance which was waiting for us in Sedbergh. It was good to work alongside Kirkby Stephen MRT who responded to our request for assistance. Continue Reading

2020 Incident #6: 7th March 15:18 – Hart Crag

Team called by Langdale Ambleside MRT (LAMRT) to assist with locating a lost fell runner around the Hart Crag area. Progress was hampered by elements both natural and bovine. As the conditions worsened we also deployed a back up team which stood by at Ambleside’s base. The runner was located and safely brought down the… Continue Reading

2020 Incident #2: 3rd February 17:12 – Gummers How

The team were paged by Cumbria Police, with a report of walkers lost on Gummers How. Using their location from their mobile phone, and a bit of local knowledge, it was possible to talk the walkers down to the road, where a team member met them and returned them to their car. Continue Reading

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