Incidents — Mountain Biker

Scafell Pike – Mon 11th Aug 2014 – Alert

Team contacted regarding reports of a missing mountain biker on Scafell Pike. During the investigation and planning he turned up safe and well. Thanks to Cumbria Police for their assistance.

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Wasdale – Mon 17th Sep 2012 – Callout 54 in 2012

The team was called to attend a fallen mountain biker on the path from Wasdale Head to Burnmoor Tarn. The North West Air Ambulance also attended and the team gave casualty care before stretchering the casualty a short distance to a waiting road ambulance.

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Wasdale – Sat 12th Jun 2004 – Callout 18 in 2004

Whilst the team were preparing to undergo helicopter training at Wasdale Head, a mountain bike cyclist pulled up and asked where the nearest telephone was. He advised us that a cycling colleague had fallen off his mountain bike whilst traveling from Tongue Moor to Brackenclose, a section on the weekend’s mountain bike challenge. He had …

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