Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team News and Incidents for March 12
Striding Edge Fall: Striding Edge 31st MarchPatterdale Mountain rescue team were called to the assistance of a 44 year old male who had fallen approximately 50m from the summit of Striding Edge on Helvellyn.
Two team members who were at Base responded after a man collapsed in Glenridding. The provided first aid until the ambulance arrived.
Patterdale Mountain rescue team were today called to the assistance of a 66 year old man who had injured his leg while walking on Hartsop Dodd. The man, an experienced walker from South Shields, had tripped and had sustained a suspected broken ankle.
Team News: Duck Race winning tickets 24th March
Here are the numbers of the winning ducks
A rescue from Swirral Edge last November was captured on film by a BBC crew flying with the RN Sea King helicopter that was involved. Footage, including Team Doctor John Ellerton, will feature in a Countryside 999 programme on BBC TV on Friday 22 March at 3.45pm, including a follow up interview with the casualty, Mr Peter Flint from Lincoln.