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Napes, Great Gable – Tue 25th May 2010 – Callout 22 in 2010

999′ mobile phone call from a climbing party of two on Napes Needle, Great Gable. Male climber in his thirties had fallen and lacerated his upper leg. 18 team members attended. He was given casualty care on scene and marsupial’d down from the base of Napes Needle into the gulley bottom, then stretchered down the steep, very loose gulley to the walkers traverse where he managed an assisted walk back down to the valley bottom. Incident closed at 7.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Napes, Great Gable

Incident started at 14:30 and ended at 19:30 making 5 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY20955 09992 (683m). Total man hours: 90

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-31/