One of the busiest Mountain Rescue Teams in England. 2016 our 52nd year

Incidents 2007

  • 27/12/2007

    Rescue

    2 Leaders of group of adults seperated from party leaving them without a leader. Group descended to hostel to say they were concerned as the 2 had not returned. Arrived ok at hostel

  • 25/12/2007

    Rescue

    Female reported that she had left partner at waterfall and returned to sykeside. Concerned that he was 3 hrs overdue. As team were assembling report that man had turned up safe

  • 16/12/2007

    Rescue

    Solo walker off route fell onto Scrubby Crag with his dog. Both landed   on ledge. Difficult to access. Helicopter unable to operate in mist. Roped down and hoist to top. Helio evac to Patterdale

  • 15/12/2007

    Rescue

    Female slipped on icy path descending from Grisedale Tarn

  • 15/12/2007

    Rescue

    Call by police to see if we could assist a person with injured dog that had fallen down East Gully Striding Edge Helvellyn. Met by team member and vet arranged.

  • 08/12/2007

    Rescue

    Coach with 30 students on board. Driver came over the top despite road closed sign. 300 metres on descent driver lost nerve due to coach slipping. Team transported students to Patterdale YHA

  • 17/11/2007

    Rescue

    A large group split up on fell walk . one group got down other had woman with knee injury and got lost in fading light and bad weather team located and got them down to safety.

  • 10/11/2007

    Rescue

    A 33 yr old male slipped and fractured his ankle. He was treated at the scene roped down Then a long stretcher carry out to Harsop.

  • 10/11/2007

    Rescue

    Called by Police and Coast Guard to launch the inflatable boat for a yacht with occupants in water. Boat launched yacht crew all ok - practising capsize drill. False callout with good intention of a passing motorist who had seen people in the water.

  • 10/11/2007

    Rescue

    Man slipped and fractured his ankle. Treated at the scene and than stretchered from fell. Ambulance delayed and another sent.

  • 04/11/2007

    Rescue

    Group got into difficulty on descending High Hartsop Dodd. Team located and brought them down to their campsite at Brotherswater.

  • 29/10/2007

    Rescue

    Female student dislocated her knee. The knee was reduced on the fell and she was stretchered to a waiting Landrover Ambulance. Penrith MRT also assisted.

  • 26/10/2007

    Search

    Search for three men who became seperated in deteriorating weather. Onewas fouund in Grisedale and Two in adjacent valley. Cold and wet but uninjured.

  • 25/10/2007

    Search

    Off duty police officer reported dogs barking on the fell and was very concerned for owners safety. Investigated and found a group of people all well.

  • 23/10/2007

    Rescue

    60yr old woman slipped and cut her head. Brought back by Team boat and taken to local surgery.

  • 10/10/2007

    Rescue

    Woman slipped on path and fractured her ankle. Treated at the scene and taken to Penrith Hospital.

  • 07/10/2007

    Search

    Two females had become lost in hill fog on Dove Crag. Located and escorted from the fell. Cod and wet but ok.

  • 06/10/2007

    Rescue

    Female fell on Striding Edge with a head injury. She walked off the hill but became unwell and collapsed. given oxygen therapy and monitored untill hand over to Ambulance.

  • 06/10/2007

    Rescue

    Male with severe cramp and unable to continue also diabetic. Casualty was airlifted from the fell.

  • 05/10/2007

    Rescue

    female reported to be fitting and suffering from cramp. the team transported her to Glenridding by boat and referred her to the local Health Centre doctors.

  • 30/09/2007

    Rescue

    Man Called police to say that he was on Swirral Edge and heard shouts for help on Striding Edge. Turned out to be a group who were just shouting as prank.

  • 30/09/2007

    Rescue

    Mountain Biker fell from his bike and dislocated his shoulder. Penrith MR Team also assisted. Taken to hospital by Air Ambulance

  • 29/09/2007

    Rescue

    Man sipped and suffered a spiral fracture of his leg. Flown by RAF Seaking to Patterdale Mountain Rescue Centre.

  • 29/09/2007

    Rescue

    Male fell and disclocated his shoulder which was reduced and he was airlifted by air ambulance to Cumberland Infirmary

  • 24/09/2007

    Rescue

    71 yr old male slipped on wet rock and fractured his ankle Brough back by team RIB

  • 21/09/2007

    Rescue

    Female slipped on wet rock and dislocated her ankle. The ankle was reduced on scene. She was transported back by the Team's Rescue Boat

  • 16/09/2007

    Rescue

    Girl on Dpf E Award expedition who suffered a dislocated knee Treated her on the fell and stretchered her to the valley. Penrith also Team assisted.

  • 27/08/2007

    Rescue

    Male tripped and fell into Nethermost cove sustaining head injuries Treated a t the scene and airlifted to Cumberland infirmary Carlisle

  • 25/08/2007

    Search

    Party became separated and failed to meet up on summit. Locatedin valley and reunited.

  • 25/08/2007

    Rescue

    A male slipped on wet rock and dislocated his shoulder. Patterdale and Penrith teams treated him and he was air lifted by RAF Seaking helicopter to Whitehaven Hospital.

  • 24/08/2007

    Search

    Campers reported seeing red flares over Place fell. Team went to investigate and also saw red lights in sky. It turned out to be from a wedding party at a lakeside hotel- lighting hot air balloon lanterns.

  • 23/08/2007

    Rescue

    Woman slipped and fractured left ankle. Team treated on fell and stretchered off to a waiting county Ambulance.

  • 19/08/2007

    Rescue

    Two people got off route on to steep unstable ground and became crag fast. The team roped them to safety.

  • 19/08/2007

    Search

    Two divers reported missing in Sandwick Bay. Some of the team were diverted from the previous job to launch boat. The divers were found safe and well by others in their party. Call initiated by police oon request of Coast Guard.

  • 17/08/2007

    Rescue

    Woman slipped on wet rock. Fractured ankle. She was evacuated by team rescue boat.

  • 16/08/2007

    Rescue

    Man slipped on rock and fractured ankle. Team and Helimed treated man at scene and he was flown to CIC.

  • 16/08/2007

    Rescue

    Woman tripped and fractured ankle. Team stretchered woman from fell. Taken to CIC by county ambulance.

  • 15/08/2007

    Rescue

    Teenager on YHA out door course slipped on a wet rock while making a bivi and fractured her ankle. Treated at the site by team doctors and stretchered to the road. Transported back to Rescue Centre by team Landrover ambulance and transferred to County Amb

  • 07/08/2007

    Animal Rescue

    Local farmer requested team to rescue a crag fast sheep that needed to be rescued. The animal had been stuck on ledge. Abseilled in and hauled up to safety.

  • 18/07/2007

    Rescue

    A man slipped on wet path and fractured his ankle. Patterdale and Penrith Teams attended and treated him on fell. He was carried by stretcher to air ambulance.

  • 10/07/2007

    Rescue

    Man collapsed at Angle Tarn with a heart attack. The team responded and requested air ambulance attendance. Helimed 58 were called and took casualty to Carlisle CIC. Team brought family off fell.

  • 24/06/2007

    Rescue

    Man fell and fractured his ankle. A second person also needed help due to being frightened of heights. Ist casualty airlifted to CIC. Team roped 2 other people off the fell.

  • 03/06/2007

    Search

    2 people called police saying they were on Dollywagon Pike. Phone signal dropped out. Team called to execute a search. Couple found unhurt it turned out that original report was for a rucksack they had seen and suspected someone had fallen.

  • 15/05/2007

    Rescue

    Young man triped and injured his ankle on summit of Helvellyn. He managed, with help, to get down to Red Tarn . Team located him and stretchered off the fell to Greenside. He was taken to hospital by his mother on route home.

  • 14/05/2007

    Rescue

    Woman tripped and fractured her ankle. She was treated at scene and transported by team boat to the Outward Bound jetty and transferred to county ambulance for onward transport to Cumberland Infirmary at Carlisle.

  • 04/05/2007

    Rescue

    Fell runner injured ankle on Swirral edge. He managed to get down to Red Tarn. Team treated him at the scene and a RAF helicopter that was returning from another rescue flew casualty to CIC.

  • 03/05/2007

    Rescue

    Woman tripped on path and fractured her ankle. She was treated at scene. The team imobolised her fracture and stretchered her from the fell. She was taken by her husband to hospital.

  • 30/04/2007

    Rescue

    48 yr old women with chest pains on lake shore path. Patterdale and Air Ambulance. Attended. She was treated at scene and flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The rest of her party were transported by team to their transport.

  • 29/04/2007

    Rescue

    A 63 yr old woman fell and injured her wrist. Team located the woman and imobilised the arm she was then driven by team Landover to the Rescue Centre. After a reassessment by a Team Doctor her husband took her to hospital by own transport..

  • 24/04/2007

    Rescue

    Woman fell into East Gulley after loosing the path. Her husband fell trying to get to her. Both sustained head and leg injuries. Team lowered them from gully. Doctors and Team treated them at the scene and RAF Helicopter took them on to Barrow Hospital.

  • 24/04/2007

    Rescue

    Girl on outdoor course slipped and banged her head. Head wound dressed and she was taken by team ambulance to meet county ambulance for transfer to C.I.C. Depressed fracture of skull

  • 24/04/2007

    Rescue

    Report of Red flare being seen towards Buck crag area. This report was phoned in to the police by two different people and from different locations. Team drove to Hayeswater Dam and searched. N.F.

  • 22/04/2007

    Search

    Flashing lights reported high on Fell. Found to be a group biviing in cave. All safe and well.

  • 22/04/2007

    Search

    Man reported overdue from walk. Team assembled and started search from Kirkstone Inn when the man turned up safe and well.

  • 17/04/2007

    Rescue

    73 yr old man fell and cut his head. Team and Air ambulance went to his assistance. He was treated and flown to Carlisle Hospital.

  • 11/04/2007

    Rescue

    Man collapsed while out scrambling with his sons on St Sunday Crag. The team and 2 helicopters attended. The man was flown by RAF Seaking to Carlisle Hospital.

  • 12/03/2007

    Rescue

    Woman slipped on snow and fractured her ankle. She was stretchered from fell to waiting county Ambulance.

  • 03/03/2007

    Animal Rescue

    Request to remove a cragfast sheep.

  • 24/02/2007

    Rescue

    Man suffered a knee injury while walking on Swirral Edge. Team members sent to meet, treat and assit him off the fell.

  • 23/02/2007

    Rescue

    Derailment of train. All emergrncy services called to help. Multiple casualties. 1fatal.

  • 13/01/2007

    Rescue

    Woman slipped in high winds and fractured her ankle. She was stretchered from fell and taken to hospital.

  • 12/01/2007

    Rescue

    A young couple became frightened in bad weather and called for help. The team found the couple and led them to safety.