Millom Fell Rescue Team
Mountain Festival - 20th and 21st July 2002
page created 10/8/02
Leader, Pete Barnes preparing for stretcher lower from the fire tower to
demonstrate how a casualty could be rescued from a crag.
Lucy Scott in the stretcher before being lowered
|Pete Barnes with
the stretcher during the lower.
A high line was used to pull the
stretcher out over the corner of the fire station which was immediately
adjacent to the tower.
Fire Tower - venue for the crag rescue demonstration
|To start of the Teddy Bear abseiling a giant rabbit was lowered from the fire tower - people were then invited to book their teddies in|
|What's this then - the shadows of multiple persons on an abseil, surely this must be against the rules?|
|No - it is Ok
when you are only 1 foot high (the Teddy that is, and not Stephe Cove MFRT
A very brave teddy all harnessed up and ready to go.
the Victory Hall - MR displays, safety
leaflets provided by The BMC, Mountaineering Council of Scotland, The Lake District National Park and The Ordnance Survey.
|Other information provided by The Swiss Tourist Board. Slide Shows and Videos were shown over the weekend and refreshments were provided by The Broughton Chamber of Trade|
Junior Cross Country Race sponsored by National Wind Power -
starting from Wilson Park. Local runners Linsay McCrae, Philip Metcalfe,
Sean Leighton and Nathan Metcalfe ran particularly well in the race and
Broughton School were awarded the team prize of an educational CD-Rom
donated by Ordnance Survey.
Broughton Firemen who were called out on the Sunday. They were in the
middle of a fancy dress pub crawl
to raise money for some equipment at Furness General, hence the interesting undies.
What we didn't take a photo of
was 2 minutes later trying to jump start the fire engine from the Millom
FRT rescue Land-Rover
|To find out more about the Millom Fell rescue Team visit their website - click on the mrc logo||
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