Yewbarrow – Sun 18th Jul 2021

Cumbria Police alerted the Team Leader of 2 people that had taken a 20 metre fall off the Stirrup Crag area of Yewbarrow. This was reported to the police by two different passing walkers. Because of the known severity of the terrain and reported possible serious injuries the Coastguard helicopter, Read more…

Wastwater Screes – Wed 5th May 2021

The team leader was alerted by Cumbria police of a lady with a reported broken leg/ankle on the lakeside screes footpath by Wastwater. A spotter was sent to the roadside to try and pin point the location with binoculars and the team boat was launched to find the casualty. Once Read more…

Lowther Forest – Sun 20th Oct 2019

Whilst returning from the previous incident we were called by NWAS about a mountain biker who’d fallen whilst riding in the Lowther Forest Park near Cold Fell and sustained significant injuries. The Great North Air Ambulance was also called. Once on scene the GNAAS crew and team members helped to Read more…

Lowther Forest – Sun 24th Jun 2018

The team was called around lunchtime for a young mountain biker who’d hurt themselves whilst cycling in the Lowther forest near the Cold Fell Road. The mountain biker was assessed by team members at the scene, then packaged for a carry up to the road. In view of the possible Read more…