We have responded to 10 callouts in 2017

Callout Map 2017



Incident 10 - 17th April 2017

16:04 Patterdale Assist with a 50 year old male who had fallen on the path and fractured his ankle near Dowthwaite Head. He was initially treated and evacuated by fellow walkers before the Team were called to assist Patterdale. He was then treated by a Patterdale Team Doctor and stretchered from the fell before before being transfered to hospital in one of our Land Rovers. 7 Penrith Team Members for 2.4 hours

Incident 9 - 11th April 2017

12:56 Rescue: Lone french female walker (22), suffering from hypothermia and struggling in high winds, activated her 'Personnel locator Beacon' and SOS messaged was routed by Houston, Texas to Cumbria Police. The Team responded with 2 vehicles sent to Great Dunn Fell. The casualty was found on Little Dunn Fell. A passing walker had managed to reassure her, warm her up and was escorting her towards safety. The Team checked her over, provided her with a hot drink and transported her to her accomodation in Dufton. 10 Penrith MRT members for 3 hours.

Incident 8 - 25th March 2017

18:25 Call from Police, female lost between Great Dunn Fell and Cow Green reservoir. Team leader sent a Sarloc link and managed to contact the female via mobile phone. Fortunately, they had managed to relocate themselves and contacted the team when they were safely off the fell. 2 Team members for 2 hours.

Incident 7 - 6th March 2017

15:14 Patterdale assist with a 60yr old female with a possible broken ankle on Gow Barrow Fell. Casualty was stretchered off the hill. 10 Penrith members for ~2 hours.

Incident 6 - 5th March 2017

21:00 Search for a vulnerable male in the Castle Carrock area. The Team assisted the Police in searching rough terrain. Kirkby Stephen MRT also assisted. Fortunately the missing person turned up safe next morning. 15 Penrith members for 5.5 hours.

Incident 5 - 4th March 2017

12:25 Search for a vulnerable 51 male missing from his home in Carlisle. He had been missing for ~24 hours. The Team searched farmland either side of the Brisco road. Fortunately, the missing male was found alive near the M6 around 8pm. He was evacuated by stretcher to the road and then transported by Team landrover to CIC. 20 Penrith members were involved for 8 hours.

Incident 4 - 22 February 2017

07:15 Keswick assist in searching for a couple who had not returned to their hotel after setting of for Scafell Pike yesterday. In all, 70+ MR members involved in total. They were found safe and well (but cold) after spending the night in a bivvy bag. 10 Penrith members for 7 hours.

Incident 3 - 12 February 2017

19:39 Rescue call, stranded car with 3 occupants, was stuck in snow on Hartside. A team landrover with 4 team members on board managed to free the vehicle. 11 further team members were on standby in case the situation escalated. Duration 1.5 hours.

Incident 2 - 10 February 2017

08:38 Keswick assist. Request by police to search for a missing male (50's) near Stonethwaite campsite, Borrowdale. 11 Penrith MRT members were involved for ~5 hours.

Incident 1 - 19 January 2017

10:06 Rescue - Injured male runner (40's) on Spine race, he was located at Greg's hut, and unable to continue with the race. Fortunately, the event organsers managed to evacuate the competitor whilst members of the team were enroute. 5 Penrith MRT members for 1 hour.

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