Incidents

All 2016 Incidents

There were 64 incidents in 2016.

22yr lost near the Prists Hole, Dove Crag
30/12/2016
Search for a 22 year old female lost on Dove Crag
Male with suspected fracture of upper arm at Airaforce
28/12/2016
Male with suspected fracture of upper arm at Airaforce
Male with broken ankle close to Grisedale Tarn
28/12/2016
Male with broken ankle close to Grisedale Tarn
Ankle injury Arthur's Pike
26/11/2016
Team members were called to assist a local woman who had fallen and injured her ankle whilst walking up to Arthur's Pike, above Ullswater. Team members were training at the rescue base and were on scene within about 30 minutes.
Male slipped and injured spine / ribs on lakeshore path
16/11/2016
The Team were called to assist a 69 year old male who had slipped and injured his back and ribs on the Ullswater lake shore path. The man was treated by the Great North Air Ambulance and flown to Carlisle.
Lone male walker cragfsat on Catstye Cam
11/11/2016
A man was rescued from Y Gully on Catstye Cam earlier today. He had ascended the gully and become stuck on steep snowy ground. The team went to his aid and provided an ice axe and crampons.
3 Female walkers overdue on 2 day, 11 Peaks challenge.
05/11/2016
Cumbria Police contacted the Team regarding 3 females who were overdue on a two day eleven peaks challenge. The Team made contact with them before mounting a search. They were on their way to their accommodation in a taxi having taken longer than expected and had no phone signal.
2 Ill equipped men lost on Swirral Edge in the dark
30/10/2016
Two ill equipped males became lost in the dark on Swirral Edge and had to be recovered by Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team Members. The men were unharmed and assisted from the mountain to safety.
Party of 3 believed to be lost on High Hartsop Dodd
30/10/2016
Party of 3 believed to be lost on High Hartsop Dodd
Canoeists capsized and treading water 1mile from Pooley Bridge
30/10/2016
Canoeists capsized and treading water 1mile from Pooley Bridge
Man Suffers Fatal Injuries After Falling 150 metres from the Priest's Hole, Dovedale
15/10/2016
At 2200 on Saturday 15th October Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team members were called following reports that a 50-year-old man had fallen down the front face of Dove Crag. The man had suffered fatal injuries. Our thoughts are with man’s family and friends including those were staying the night with him.'
Search on Helbeck Fell
27/09/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were asked to assist Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue with a search for a missing Grouse Beater
Striding Edge man with ankle injury
25/09/2016
The team were called to assist a man who had injured his ankle on Striding Edge. Kirkby Stephen and Penrith teams assisted given the weather conditions at the time. The man was stretchered to the valley bottom for onward transfer to hospital.
Man with fractured leg
02/09/2016
69yr old male with suspected fractured leg, nr Great Mell Fell.
Overdose at hole in wall.
31/08/2016
A girl was reported to have taken a drug overdose at the Hole in the Wall near to Striding Edge. She was rescued by the Team and Air Ambulance.
Female slips and fractures ankle at Aira Force
21/08/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to a 54 year old female who had been walking with her family at Aira Force when she slipped, fracturing her ankle.
Female slips on bridleway between Howtown and Pooley Bridge
19/08/2016
Team called to a female walker who had slipped and hurt her back on the bridleway above Ullswater, between Howtown and Pooley Bridge.
74 year old fainted by Watermillock Chruch.
17/08/2016
A 74 year old man felt unwell and fainted near to Watermillock Church. He was treated by the Team on scene.
85 year old fell on lake shore path.
16/08/2016
85yr old fell near long crag on the lake shore path. He was moved by his family and friends before the Team arrived on scene.
Missing walker
15/08/2016
A 75yr old male diabetic was reported overdue form a fell walk. He turned up safe and well as the Team Leader was gatherng information.
Diabetic
15/08/2016
Diabetic collaps on the lake shore path. 73yr old male from Doncaster whom had become unwell whilst walking between Patterdale and Howtown. The gentleman who suffered from diabetes was walking with his wife who was able to call 999 for assistance when he could not continue.
Drunk male located and then rescued from Waterwheel Housing at Greenside Mines
13/08/2016
Cumbria Police called the team at about 0300 to report that a man, wearing an Everton football shirt, had gone missing from his accommodation at Greenside mines, near Helvellyn. The man had reportedly drunk a large volume of alcohol and had not been seen by his friends or family since 0100. He was found by the Team's search dog at 0500 having sustained spinal injuries in a fall.'
Couple lost on Dove Crag
06/08/2016
The Team were asked to search for a couple who were trying to find the Priest Hole on Dove Crag and had become lost.
Female with Ankle injury on Striding Edge Helvellyn
05/08/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue team were called by Cumbria Police to assist in rescuing a 24yr female from Striding Edge, Helvellyn after she injured her ankle and could no longer walk.
Girl with Sickle Cell Anaemia at Kepple Cove
28/07/2016
On Thursday evening, at around 2230, the Team was called to the aid of a teenage girl who was suffering with pain from a pre-existing genetic disorder. The girl was camping in Kepple Cove and required medical assistance.
Open Water Swimming Event
10/07/2016
A competitor was treated for hypothermia having taken part in an Epic Open Water swim in Ullswater.
Missing Coast to Coast Walkers
10/07/2016
A German couple were reported missing on the coast to coast path having not turned up at their booked accommodation. The Team leaders decided to wait until frist light as there was insufficient information to mount a search. They had decided to stay somewhere else!
30 year old Female Fell Runner who took a tumbling fall down Dubhow Beck.
02/07/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team had a very busy afternoon with two seperate callouts for fell runners competing in a mountain marathon.
Male Fell Runner fallen 50 metres
02/07/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to a Male runner competeting in the Saunders Mountain Marathon who had fallen while descending Dubhow Beck
Lost near Aira Force
26/06/2016
Two women called to say they were lost near to Aira Force. The team leader located them using the SARLOC system and talked them back to the road 500 metres away.
First Aid at Country Fair
26/06/2016
A member of the public was given first aid at the Country Fair in Patterdale
Woman Rescued from Boredale Hause
19/06/2016
The Team went to the aid of a woman from North Wales who had fallen and injured her ankle. On arrival she was given pain relief and then stretchered from the mountain. Three members of Penrith Mountain Rescue Team assisted with the evacuation. We wish her a speedy recovery. The rescue lasted two hours and involved 13 members.
Female with twisted ankle on the path above Satura Crag, Rest Dodd
11/06/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out on Saturday afternoon to a 34 year old female who had twisted her ankle on the path above Satura Crag, Rest Dodd.
A man was found deceased at Angle Tarn
08/06/2016
Whilst the Team were dealing with incident 30 on Helvellyn, three retired doctors came across a body on the fell. It is believed that the man had suffered a heart attack the day before and sadly died. He was recovered with the assitance of Kirkby Stephen MRT.
Man Falls from Striding Edge
08/06/2016
At approximately 13.30 on 8th June Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go the aid of a 58 year old man who was reported to have taken a tumbling fall from Striding Edge close to the spot known as the 'Bad Step'.
Female with ankle injury at Aira Force
03/06/2016
The Team were called to a female with an ankle injury at Aira Force & also assisted at a Road Traffic Incident on The Struggle, Kirkstone Pass.
Youth with deep cut to knee.
01/06/2016
Youth with deep cut to knee
Man fallen from steamer pier
30/05/2016
The Team were called to reports that a man had fallen from the Steamer Pier. It turned out that he had fallen on one of the Ullswater Steamers and the Team briefly assisted with his evacuation to an ambulance.
Dog Rescue Aira Force
29/05/2016
A dog had fallen 30 metres down into Aira Force. The dog managed to get itself out of the situation and it was assessed by the Team's vet. The dog was fine. The team were at base at the time of the callout as they were training.
Hamstring injury on Helvellyn
08/05/2016
The Rescue Team were called to assist a male who had sustained a ham-string injury on the summit of Helvellyn. The casualty started to make his way slowly down Swirral Edge where he was met and treated by the Team.
13 year old boy falls at Oxford Crag
07/05/2016
While dealing with the previous two incidents, the team received a pager message from the Police alerting them to a 13 year old boy who had fallen and hit his head. The boy was with a group on Oxford Crag.
Woman hit on head by cricket ball
07/05/2016
While the team were dealing with the previous incident, they were called to the aid of a woman who had been hit on the head by a cricket ball.
Team called to three places at once
07/05/2016
Saturday afternoon saw a busy few hours for Patterdale Mountain Rescue team ... The afternoon started when the team were called by the Police to go the aid of a walker who had been immobilised with severe cramp.
67 Year Old Man with Chest Pains
30/04/2016
The Team were called to a 67 year old male complaining of angina. The team treated the casulaty and he was evacuated back to the rescue base before being flown by Air Ambulance to hospital for further treatment. He had suffered a heart attack.
Overdue walkers missing from overnighting in the Priest Hole
14/04/2016
A father and son, having seen the recent television programme 'Secret Britain' decided to overnight in the Priest Hole on Dove Crag.
62 year old male with fractured ankle, Dove Crag
11/04/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called-out today to help a 62 year old male walker who had slipped and fractured his ankle.
Couple lost on the Nab, Martindale
08/04/2016
A couple had been following a walk in a guidebook when they became lost on very steep ground on the Nab, Martindale. With darkness fast approaching and the inclement weather they called for the help of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team.
men lost in mist
02/04/2016
Two male walkers had become disorientated on Stony Cove Pike
Treat and evacuate a 27 year old man who had fallen and sustained an ankle injury
27/03/2016
North West Ambulance Service asked for the Teams assistance to treat and evacuate a 27 year old man who had fallen and sustained an ankle injury on the path between Glenridding Dodd and Heron Pike.
20 year old male faller - back injury
22/03/2016
Today 22 March 2016 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by the Ambulance service to go to the aid of a man who had fallen and had sustained back injuries.
32 year old man falls 200m from Swirral Edge, Helvellyn.
19/03/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to a 32 year old man who had fallen 200m from Swirral Edge down into Brown Cove whilst descending from Helvellyn.
2nd Callout for Team to Helvellyn in 24 hours
10/03/2016
At 1636 on Thursday 10th March, Patterdale MRT went to the assistance of man who had fallen on Helvellyn. This was the second incident within 24 hours for the Team in full on winter conditions. A 999 call to Cumbria police stated that the man had fallen from the top of Striding Edge, landing almost at Red Tarn.
Man reported as being out overnight close to the summit of Helvellyn
09/03/2016
Man reported as being out overnight close to the summit of Helvellyn
Gentleman tumbles and falls while walking along the lake shore path.
07/03/2016
Gentleman tumbles and falls while walking along the lake shore path.
Man falls 150mts from Swirral Edge Helvellyn
22/02/2016
Patterdale Mountain Rescue team were called out to Helvellyn to rescue a 27 year old man who had fallen approximately 150 metres from Swirral Edge down towards Red Tarn.
73 year old woman slipped and injured her leg near to Bordale Hause
15/02/2016
Team members were called to assist a 73 year old woman who had slipped on frozen grass and injured her leg. She was treated by the air crew of the Great North Air Ambulance and the Team then set up a rope system to haul the casualty on a stretcher to the air ambulance.
Woman slips on Gray Crag and fractures ankle
13/02/2016
Patterdale Mountain rescue team members were called to rescue a sixty-eight year old local woman who had slipped and injured her ankle on Gray Crag, above Hartsop. The woman was given pain relief and her ankle was splinted. She was then placed on a stretcher and lowered down the fell to a waiting team Land Rover.
Female with twisted ankle, Scandale Pass
12/02/2016
Female with twisted ankle, Scandale Pass
Group of 15 teenagers overdue from a walk in the Hartsop Area
10/02/2016
Group of 15 teenagers overdue from a walk in the Hartsop Area
Rucksack Found on Striding Edge
31/01/2016
A walker reported finding a rucksack near to Striding Edge. The team attempted to contact the owner of the rucksack but failed to do so. Given there was only a little daylight left and the weather was forecast to deteriorate the Team initiated a search. The man was found safe and well.
4x4 stuck in Snow on the Coach Road
16/01/2016
Whilst the team were dealing with incidents 2 & 3 a family became stuck in snow on the Old Coach Road. The team went to their aid with Keswick MRT.
Multi-vehicle RTC on the Lake Road
16/01/2016
During the previous incident the team then went to assist with a road traffic accident involving three cars, one of which was on its roof. The cars were blocking the road and preventing an ambulance from reaching the team to take the injured snowboarder to hospital.
Snowboarder Suffers Spinal Injury
16/01/2016
Patterdale team members were called to assist a man from Ambleside who had fallen whilst snowboarding near to Helvellyn. The man sustained spinal injuries and had to be carefully evacuated from the mountain when the Coastguard helicopter was unable to assist the Team.
1st Rescue of 2016
01/01/2016
The team were called to assist a woman who had reportedly sustained a dislocated hip somewhere behind Patterdale Hall. Team members left base quickly but the woman was reported to have recovered and made her own way off the hill.