Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team News and Incidents for July 11
The Team were requested to assist a woman who had injured her ankle on the ridge path between Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike. After assessment and splinting the woman was stretchered down towards Dunmail Raise. Once below the cloud level the Air Ambulance was able to meet the stretcher party and evacuate the casualty to hospital in Carlisle.
Cumbria Police requested Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team to aid 2 walkers from Leeds who had become misplaced and on very steep ground.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by the police to assist a 52yr old woman from Carlisle, who had tripped while out for a walk in Grisedale.
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called today, Friday 1st July, to the assistance of a woman who had fallen down a rock outcrop close to the village of Glenridding.
Thanks to Andrew in Great Shelford, Cambs and Richard in Halifax. They’ve both scrapped their cars via giveacar.co.uk and we’ve received £98 for each one - plus their cars have been recycled at a green facility - is this a win-win-win?
Team member, Ally Howard-Carter and Trustee, Steve Howe, have represented the Team in recent weeks on filming TV programmes that have very little to do with mountain rescue! The Steamer Pier area by Ullswater seems to have become a favourite with TV crews for outside broadcasts and Ally definitely got the better deal with sunshine and helpings of sticky toffee pudding.