Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team News and Incidents for September 10
Benighted Hartsop Dodd: Hartsop Dodd 26th SeptemberThe rescue team were called out by Cumbria Police at 8 pm to a group of 9 walkers who were completing a charity walk when darkness overcame them and they became benighted.
Female walker falls on the Knott. Patterdale: The Knott 15th SeptemberFemale walkers falls on the Knott.
Woman with fractured arm at Aira Force: Aira Force 14th SeptemberTeam responds to female with fractured arm at Aira Force. Boat launched to ferry equipment to Aira Point.
Search for Missing Walker near Hart Crag: Caiston Glen 13th SeptemberAt midnight on 12th September, Patterdale MRT were called by Langdale MRT and Cumbria Police to assist with a search for a 36 year old man who had become lost whilst attempting to return to his car at Kirstone Pass. He was located by a search dog at 0315 and escorted off the mountain safely.
At 5:20 pm, on Sunday 12th September, eleven members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria police to assist a 43yr woman from Burnley who had slipped and injured her ankle while descending a path at Low Wood near Brotherswater.
The Team were called to assist a female from Stoke on Trent who had tumbled from the path between Fairfield and Cofa Pike. Team members were airlifted by the Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance to the scene, a steep unstable slope. The Team and Aircraft crew stretchered the lady up to the summit of Fairfield to the Air Ambulance. She was flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
Ankle Injury on Lake Shore Path: Silver Point, Ullswater 7th SeptemberAt approximately 3:30 pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist a female walker from Bristol who had slipped and injured her ankle whilst walking from Howtown to Glenridding. The woman was treated at the scene, transferred to the Team's boat, and transported across the lake to a waiting ambulance.
At approximately 1345, Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist a female walker who had slipped and broken her lower leg on Striding Edge, Helvellyn.
At approximately 1430, Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist a male who had fallen and suffered a deep cut to his knee. When the rescue team arrived the man, who was competing in a local competition, decided to complete the race and seek further medical advice himself later. This incident was taking place at the same time as the rescue on Helvellyn.
The Police requested the Team to locate a 14 year old boy who was having difficulty in walking.
: Aira Force 3rd SeptemberThe team were called to assist with moving a causualty to the Air Ambulance
Austrailian couple disorentated: Scale How area 3rd SeptemberThe police called the Team to assist in the evacuation of two Australian visitors
Team News: Local rescuers fight it out at Fun Day 27th September
Local mountain rescuers and fire fighters competed for honours at Saturday’s Fun Day (24 September) to launch this year’s Ullswater Outdoor Festival.
Team News: Inn on the Lake continues Team support 10th September
A fundraising fashion show hosted by The Inn on the Lake at Glenridding has resulted in a £400 donation to the Patterdale Team
Team News: Wainwright Society Calendars 6th September
The Wainwright Society has a number of calendars left for sale