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Beck Head, Great Gable – Sat 26th Nov 2016 – Callout 70 in 2016

We were called by Police about a walker who had tumbled around 100m after slipping on hard snow whilst walking between Beck Head and Gavel Neese on Great Gable. Team members, helped by paramedics from GNAA H63 and Buxton Mountain Rescue Team who happened to be in the area assessed the walkers injuries on scene then packaged him for winching into the S-92 which had come over from Caernarfon to take the walker to hospital. Incident closed 18:30, 15 WMRT involved plus GNAA, R936 and Buxton Mountain Rescue Team.

Incident Type
Location Beck Head, Great Gable
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Incident started at 14:52 and ended at 18:30 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 203 100. Total man hours: 54

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/beck-head-great-gable-sat-26th-nov-2016/