Coppermines Valley

15:18 (Grid SD)

It was a fine afternoon in the Coniston fells. The Team Leader returning from a walk came across a Gentleman on a disability scooter between the Water Treatment works and Coppermines YHA , the scooter had run out of charge on the hill and the gentleman was making a somewhat hazardous uncontrolled descent.

The decision was taken to ask the Gentleman to wait while a couple of Team members attended with a trailer. The Scooter was loaded onto the trailerd and it and the Gentleman were returned to his vehicle parked in Coniston.

Three members involved in this incident which took 50 minutes