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No.DateIncident
11 JanTwo walkers, including a 70-year old male with a medical condition, ended up at Black Sail Youth Hostel due to getting lost during a walk over Haystacks. The male was too fatigued to continue so they requested assistance. Two team members took a vehicle along Ennerdale then drove them back to their car in Buttermere.
24 JanThree sheep stuck on Raven Crag, Buttermere were 'encouraged' to move onto safer ground but eventually had to be individually rescued by lowering down the crag.
36 JanTwo Team Members took a drone to Wasdale to assist with a search for a missing dog.
46 JanThree female walkers, each aged approx 20 years, became stuck near the summit of Haystacks. They called for help as darkness fell and the path disappeared under snow. Team members went to their location and walked them to Honister mine, from where they were transported back to their car at Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere.
511 JanA female walker injured her ankle on Faulds Brow, Caldbeck. Team members went to her location, treated the injury and stretchered her to an NWAS road ambulance.
616 JanA 67-year old male fell from the path into Buttermere lake, below Hassness House, and sustained a wound to his head. Team members went to his location, treated his injury, then assisted him back to an NWAS road ambulance at Hassness House. The ambulance then took him to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
720 JanA 59-year old female sufferred an ankle injury on the slopes of Darling Fell, Loweswater. Team members went to her location, treated the injury,and stretchered her to an NWAS road ambulance.
822 JanTeam leaders were contacted by NWAS following reports of an injured horse rider. Cumbria Police then confirmed that the incident had taken place on a road and MRT assistance was not required.
922 JanTwo walkers, aged 55 and 63, with limited experience, became disorientated in cloudy, wet, and windy conditions on Grassmoor. Their location at the summit shelter was confirmed using PhoneFind and the Team Leader was able to talk them through following the path back to Coledale Hause and on to Force Crag Mine. There they were met by a Team Member, who gave them a lift back to their car at Braithwaite.
1030 JanA female walker reported hearing shouts for help near Caw Fell or Crag Fell, Ennerdale. After searching for a while she called for MR assistance and whilst Team Leaders were assembling at base Cumbria Police received a call from the missing male stating MR assistance was not required. No further action was taken.
115 FebKeswick MRT requested assistance with dealing with a party of four stuck on Sharp Edge, Blencathra. Five team members took a vehicle to support Keswick members on the hill, but were stood down partway there as the stuck party had managed to get themselves down safely to Scales Tarn to continue their walk.
126 FebWasdale MRT requested assistance with dealing with a casualty with an ankle injury near the summit of Scafell Pike. As team members were being mobilised it was reported that the injured person had made it off the hill with help from other walkers. No further action was taken.
1312 FebTeam leaders were contacted by Cumbria Police when a driver became stuck on a potholed lane in darkness near Loweswater. A nearby team member went to her location, checked she was OK, and assisted her with making vehicle recovery arrangements.
1427 FebA female walker and her two dogs became cragfast above the large crag of High Crag, Buttermere. Two passing mountain bikers heard her shouts for help; one raised the alarm whilst the other picked his way up through the crags to her. The team went to their location, secured everyone and executed a techincal rescue of the walker whilst other team members walked the dogs off the crag. Everyone was reunited at the bottom of the crag and were off the fell just before midnight.
157 MarA male walker called for assistance after finding himself too tired to continue on High Snockrigg, Buttermere. Team members went to his reported location and conducted a short search of the area but nobody could be found. The walker called in later to report that he had made his own way down to Buttermere village.
1611 MarTwo females called for assistance when they got their car stuck near Bowness Knott, Ennderdale. The team leader contacted a local recovery company and a contact at the nearby Field Studies Centre and their issues were resolved.
1723 MarKeswick MRT requested assistance when they had two simultaneous callouts on Little Man, Skiddaw and Scope Beck, Newlands. Cockermouth team members made their way to assist with the Scope Beck callout, stretchering an injured 56 year old female to Low Snab Farm for transport to hospital in her own vehicle.
182 AprThe team received reports of an elderly male with head injuries near Black Beck tarn area, Haystacks. It turned out these were impressive but not life-threatening lacerations with associated bleeding. He was walking but unsteady so walked off the fell with the informants & was met by team members at Honister Mine. He was transferred to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, by NWAS road ambulance.
193 AprA male walker collapsed and was briefly unconscious at Crummock Water shore path near the pump house. Team members and a doctor attended and he was taken by ambulance to hospital for further checks.
205 AprTeam leaders received reports of an overdue Duke of Edinburgh's award group, last seen at 2pm in Windy Gap. With imminent darkness, a search was planned and team members and search dogs heading into the Buttermere valley. The DofE supervisors then reported that their party had arrived at the campsite in Buttermere.
2113 AprA 39-year old male was reported overdue in the Haystacks area. As team members were assembling at base it was reported that he had made his way off the fell and back to accomodation in Borrowdale and no further action was taken.
2216 AprA 53-year old male injured his ankle in Stony Cove, Gable. Great North Air Ambulance H58 flew to near the scene and treated his injury. SAR helicopter R912 from Humberside also attended, and CMRT members effected a short carry to a better location from which he was winched. He was then flown to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven for further treatment.
2317 AprTwo walkers became separated on Rannderdale Knotts for over an hour and one called the Team for assistance. Whilst speaking with the Team Leader they managed to get a message to one another and required no further assistance.
2421 AprA female walker injured her ankle in the upper reaches of Sail Beck, Buttermere. Team members went to her location, treated the injury and stretchered her to an NWAS road ambulance in Buttermere village. GNAA H58 also attended however it was agreed that it was appropriate for the casualty to be transferred to hospital by NWAS road ambulance.
2524 AprWhilst practising on Great Round Howe, Buttermere, the Team received reports that a 53-year old male had injured his knee near to Black Sail Youth Hostel, Ennerdale. Team members went to the casualty's location, treated his injury and transported him to a NWAS road ambulance at Bowness Knott Car Park.
266 MayA 37-year old female became lost, cold and wet during a walk in the Loweswater fells and asked for assistance. Her location was determined via PhoneFind. A limited number of team members went to her location then walked her back to her car at the Kirkstile Inn, Loweswater.
2715 MayTeam leaders received reports that a walker had taken a tumbling fall high on Pillar mountain, sustaining head and ankle injuries. SAR helicopter R199 was requested to attend from Prestwick and dropped its paramedic at the scene before flying team members up from Black Sail Youth Hostel, Ennerdale. The casualty was treated at the scene and transported by the SAR helicopter to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.

No.DateIncident
123 JanTeam Leaders were contacted by NWAS to provide assistance to a person with an ankle injury on the steep bank near Senhouse Museum, Maryport. As Team Members were being called, CMRT were informed that the Coastguard were dealing with the incident and no further action was taken.
217 FebA 59-year old male slipped and sustained a leg injury near Blake Fell summit. Team members went to the casualty's location, treated him and stretchered him back to a Team vehicle on the forest road above Cogra Moss. From there he was driven to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
326 FebThe Team was asked to assist with a search for a missing person in the Frizington area. Dog handlers were called and a search commenced. The missing person was located by the NPAS helicopter on the Ennerdale shoreline.
427 FebA male injured his ankle on the shore path of Cogra Moss. Team members went to his location, splinted the injury and stretchered him back to the vehicle track for a short journey to Felldyke carpark, from where his companion transported him to West Cumberland Hospital.
52 MarA female walker suffered a painful leg injury on Sale Fell, near Wythop. Team members went to her location, treated her and stretchered her back to the church. A NWAS road ambulance then took her to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
610 AprA 21-year old male crashed his mountain bike in Setmurthy Woods, Cockermouth sustaining leg and chest injuries. NWAS road ambulance and GNAA H58 air ambulance crews treated the casualty. Team members then stretchered him to road ambulance that had driven up into the woods, from where he was driven to the air ambulance and flown to the Royal Preston Hospital.
715 AprA mother and daughter became separated in the Cogra Moss area and called for assistance after one heard the other shouting for help. Another walker also reported hearing shouts for help. Team members made their way to the location of the shouts, found mother and daughter safe and well and escorted them down from the fell.
816 AprA 24-year old female injured her ankle near Innominate Tarn, Buttermere. The team went to her location, treated her injury and stretchered her back to Team vehicles at the Dubs Hut. From there she was transported back to her car at Gatesgarth and her walking companions drove her to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
924 AprA 24-year old female camped overnight near Bleaberry Tarn, Buttermere and woke up with a sore knee. Concerned that she could not walk further a call was made to the Team. Team members went to her location, assessed her injury and assisted her to walk back down to Buttermere.
107 MayA 61-year old male sustained a painful leg injury on the path to Scale Force, Buttermere. Team members went to his location and stretchered him back to Buttermere, from where relatives collected him.
1118 MayTeam Leaders were contacted by Cumbria Police when after receiving reports of a fire having been started on High Snockrigg, Buttermere. Fortunately MRT members were not required to attend and no further action was taken.
1230 MayA family walking on Rannerdale became cragfast and asked for assistance. Two team members who were already nearby went to the scene and a vehicle made its way through the Bank Holiday traffic towards Buttermere. The nearby team member were able to assist the family back to the road in time for photos with the Landrover.
1330 MayA 47-year old male was reported to be suffering from cramp in both legs, between Bleaberry Tarn and Red Pike summit. Team members made their way to his location, recognised the cramp as a symptom of a more serious condition and requested SAR helicopter support. R199 attended and flew the casualty to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle for further treatment.
1431 MayA 53-year old female injured her leg near Anglers Crag, Ennerdale. Team members went to her location, treated her injury and stretchered her to a NWAS road ambulance at Bleach Green, Ennerdale. She was then taken to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
153 JunA family reported themselves stuck in cloud on top of Red Pike, Buttermere and requested assistance to get back down. Their location was confirmed and the Team Leader provided reassurance and instructions to find the path down to Bleaberry Tarn and hence on to Buttermere. The family then made slow but steady progress back down without any further assistance from Team members being required.
165 JunA 30-year old female, walking the Coast-to-Coast walk, was knocked down by a sheep and suffered a knee injury near Black Sail Youth Hostel, Ennerdale. A passer-by passed a message to NWAS and Team Members went to her location where she was sheltering in a tent. She was transported back to Cockermouth, accommodation was found for her and a relative collected her the following day.
1722 JunThe Team recovered the body of a male fell-walker who had died whilst walking above High Nook Tarn, Loweswater. Thoughts are with the family of the man.
1822 JunTeam Leaders were contacted when a 18-year old male came out of his dinghy into Loweswater. Whilst a response also involving CFRS and NWAS was being launched it was reported that the male was now out of the water and no further action was taken.
1922 JunCumbria Police contacted Team Leaders when a rucksack containing camping equipment was found near Lorton Gully, Grasmoor. Since no reports of missing equipment or persons had been received, no further action was taken.
2024 JunNWAS contacted the Team reporting that a 55-year old female had fallen from her wheelchair near Buttermere lakeshore, sustaining back injuries. Team members went to the location, where NWAS paramedics were giving treatment and stretchered the casualty back to Buttermere village.
2129 JunSeveral CMRT members responded to a request for assistance, from Keswick MRT, with a long stretcher carry from Sty Head to Borrowdale. As they were making their way to the casualty's location, SAR helicopter R199 arrived and transported the casualty to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
221 JulThe Team recovered the body of a male fell-walker, found near Scale Force, Buttermere. Thoughts are with the family of the man.
231 JulWhilst dealing with callout 22, reports came in of an 85-year old female with a leg injury at Crummock lakeshore. Keswick MRT were put on standby to assist but a small number of CMRT members took a Team vehicle to her location and assisted her into a car for onward transport to hospital by other members of her party.
242 JulThe Team were called when a 71-year old male collapsed on the Buttermere lakeshore near Hassness House. They went to his location and stretchered him a short distance to a NWAS road ambulance on the road near Low Gatesgarth. From there he and his wife were transported to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle.
252 JulTwo team members rescued one sheep from crags on Great Round How, Buttermere.
2612 JulTeam members provided assistance to a casualty near Paddle School, Eaglesfield. After treating her at the scene she was transported to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven in the Team Sprinter vehicle.
2713 JulA sheep was rescued from high on Eagle Crag, Buttermere.
2814 JulThe team were called when a male fell from his mobility scooter near Kelton Fell, Lamplugh. Team members went to the scene and assisted him back into his scooter.
2916 JulTeam Leaders were contacted by Keswick MRT as they were already busy on a call and Cumbria Police had contacted them regarding a suicidal female. Fortunately MRT members were not required to attend.
3016 JulThe Team assisted with a large multi-agency rescue in Crummock Water.
3116 JulThe Team stretchered a 45-year old female, with possible heat exhaustion, from the side of Whiteside then transported her back to her accommodation.
3217 JulThe team were called when a female walker lost the path and fell onto a ledge overlooking Warnscale, below Green Crag, Buttermere. Team members went to the scene and carried out a technical rescue back up to the path, then took her to a waiting NWAS road ambulance at Honister.
3317 JulWhilst dealing with callout 33, Team members were asked to assess an unwell casualty at Dubs Hut, Honister. A second party member was also feeling unwell so both were taken back to their campsite in Rosthwaite.
3417 JulWhilst returning from callouts 32 and 33, Team members treated an 83-year old female suffering from heat exhaustion in the carpark at Gatesgarth. An NWAS road ambulance was called but she was discharged at the scene, so Team members took her and her husband back to their accommodation near Keswick.
3521 JulThe Team were called when a female walker became cragfast on the path over Angler's Crag, Ennerdale. Team members went to her location, provided reassurance and helped her progress along the path then continue her walk.
361 AugA 41-year old walker suffered a sliding fall near Sour Milk Ghyll, Buttermere, resulting in back pain. GNAA H58 attended and provided pain relief to the casualty, then Team Members packaged the casualty and transported them down to a NWAS road ambulance. The casualty was taken to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle by the road ambulance.
3710 AugTwo walkers became separated near Haystacks, Buttermere. Some enquiries were made they were reunited.
3811 AugA 51-year old male walker became disorientated in cloud at the top of Red Pike, Buttermere and called for assistance. Whilst Team Leaders were developing a plan he met up with two other walkers who assisted him down the path.
3911 AugA party of three became cragfast on the Anglers Crag path, Ennerdale. Team members went to their location and assisted them along the path to Bleach Green car park.
4022 AugSeveral CMRT members responded to a request for assistance, from Keswick MRT, with a long stretcher carry from Greenup Edge to Borrowdale. The casualty was stretchered back to Stonethwaite, taken to Keswick base and transferred to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle for further treatment.
4124 AugA 42-year old female suffered a leg injury above Crag Farm, Ennerdale. Team members went to her location, treated the injury and stretchered her to a NWAS road ambulance at Bleach Green.
4228 AugAn 18-year old female fell and suffered facial injuries on the path behind Ennerdale Lake but was able to make slow progress with her group. Team members went to the east end of Ennerdale Lake and provided transport to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
431 SepNWAS requested assistance with an injured walker near Buttermere village. It turned out that the NWAS crew were able to walk the casualty back to their vehicle in Buttermere and CMRT members were stood down before leaving base.
441 SepBoth CMRT and Keswick MRT were contacted by Cumbria Police when a 13-year old injured her ankle on Ard Crags, Newlands. The casualty was treated and stretchered from the hill by KMRT, with a small number of CMRT members standing by to provide assistance if needed.
456 SepSRTs were called to assist with an incident near Navvies Bridge, Workington. Whilst assembling at base the missing person was found and the team was stood down.
466 SepTeam leaders were contacted when three females became disorientated whilst walking along the River Derwent. Their location was determined, and they were encouraged to walk to Redmain and get a taxi back to the start point of their walk.
4717 SepReports were received of a disorientated female with a head injury on the shore of Buttermere Lake. A team vehicle set off to assist but reports were received that she had made her way to Gatesgarth. The team members already on route assessed her and waited whilst a NWAS road ambulance arrived, to take her on to Keswick minor injuries unit.
4819 SepAn NWAS crew requested assistance with moving a cyclist from an awkward position off the side of the road at Cauda Brow, Lamplugh. Whilst team members were travelling to the incident they learned that the Ambulance crew had managed to get the cyclist into the ambulance and that they were on route to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven.
4921 SepAn NWAS crew requested assistance with carrying an injured 88-year old female, who had fallen on the Buttermere lakeshore path near Dalegarth, back to their vehicle. A small number of team members attended and provided the assistance requested.
5023 SepTeam leaders were contacted when a couple became separated on the Melbreak side of Crummock Water. A small number of team members assisted with reuniting the couple.
5124 SepA 37-year old male became disorientated in thick cloud and heavy rain and requested assistance. Using SARLOC his position was determined as on the ridge of Steeple, Ennerdale. Armed with the additional information he decided to navigate his way into Wasdale and reported himself safe, well and back at his car a couple of hours later.
5230 SepA 64-year old female set off to walk round Ennerdale Lake but became cragfast at Anglers Crag. A small number of team members went to her location and assisted her back onto the path and back towards Bleach Green.
535 OctCMRT members were put on standby to assist with a large search for a missing teenager in the south of Cumbria. Fortunately he was located safe and well in Elterwater and team members were stood down.
545 OctCMRT received a call from assistance when a tradesman suffered a hip injury near Loweswater. It was determined that the injured person was indoors at an accessible property thus is was a task for NWAS and required no further assistance from the team.
556 OctKeswick MRT requested assistance with a cragfast walker on Great End. CMRT members were flown from Cockermouth to Great End by SAR helicopter R936 and assisted the walker back to the path, from where he continued his journey to Wasdale whilst CMRT members descended to Borrowdale.
5614 OctA small number of CMRT members assisted a benighted walker down the path off Red Pike, Buttermere.
5717 OctCumbria Police requested assistance from CMRT with a search for a missing person, near Bothel. The missing person was located shortly after team members completed their initial search areas.
5824 OctTeam leaders were contacted regarding an overdue fell runner following a fell race on Robinson. As a plan was being developed, the runner returned to Gatesgarth, Buttermere.
5924 OctThe Team Leader was contacted by a couple, camping near Coledale Hause, to determine whether the weather was likely to deteriorate further as their tent was struggling to cope with the windy conditions. They were reassured that the best course of action was to stay put for the night and made contact again once they had walked themselves out early the next morning.
6028 OctFollowing heavy rain, the Team's swiftwater rescue technicians assisted with retrieving two holiday makers from a cottage near Cockermouth, marooned by rising floodwaters. A second swiftwater rescue team was put on standby in case of more tasks in the evening but was stood down as conditions improved.
612 NovTwo walkers were making their way from Wasdale to Buttermere. They descended into Ennerdale and asked for assistance as it was becoming dark and they were cold and wet. Their position was determined on the forest road in Ennerdale and a team vehicle went to their location. They were then driven to their accommodation in Buttermere.
623 NovThe Team were called by NWAS to assist an 80-year old female, who had fallen on the Buttermere lakeshore path. The team located her partway along the path on the far shore of the lake, treated her leg injury and stretchered her back to a road ambulance in Buttermere village.
637 NovThe Team were called by NWAS to assist with carrying a patient across farmland, near Flimby, to a road ambulance. As team members were travelling to the location they learned that the patient had already been moved to the ambulance so no further action was taken and members returned to base.
647 NovA 42-year old female suffered a leg injury behind Ling Fell, Embleton. Team members went to her location, treated the injury and stretchered her to the road, whilst another family member walked back with other members of the party. A NWAS road ambulance then took her to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
6522 NovTwo walkers with two dogs called for assistance having become disorientated on Gable. Team Leaders provided information on how to find the path to Wasdale, and the walkers were met by two WMRT members.
6628 NovThe Team were called when a dog suffered a cut leg near the path from Buttermere village to Bleaberry Tarn. Team members went to the location, provided first aid to the dog and helped carry it back to the owner's car. Contact was made with a local vet and the owner took the dog there for further treatment.
678 DecA walker became cragfast on Angler's Crag, Ennerdale, with his dog. Team members went to his location and walked him back to Bleach Green carpark.
6812 DecThe Team sent SRTs to assist with a large multi-agency search for a missing person near Great Clifton, Workington
6914 DecThe team responded to a request from Cumbria Police to assist with carrying the body of a farmer from fields near Carlisle.
7027 DecA father and daughter were reported overdue on a walk on Red Pike, Buttermere. A search was planned and a team member, already in Buttermere village started making his was up Red Pike. The missing pair were soon located on the Buttermere Lakeshore path having got caught out by low cloud and making slow progress.
7130 DecThe team provided support in a large search, involving most LDSAMRA Teams, of the Scafell massif for an overdue father and son. As search areas widened it was reported that they had made their way safely down to Eskdale, spending the night out on the fell.