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Upper Eskdale – Sun 16th May 2010 – Callout 21 in 2010

Male walker in his 40’s accompanied by two males in their late teens was doing a recce for the three peaks challenge when he suffered severe chest pains. A passing walker advised that he should rest in a survival bag whilst he carried on back to Seathwaite to raise the alarm. The location of the group was bottom of Little Narrow Cove, Upper Eskdale. A Sea King was requested and although airspace was closed due to volcanic ash, a flight was tasked. An advance a and back up team were sent to the location on foot as a backup.

Incident Type
Location Upper Eskdale

Incident started at 19:50. Incident occured at NY22730 06604 (417m).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-30/