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Great Gable – Sat 5th Feb 2005 – Callout 2 in 2005

Call to the team leader from the police to respond to an injured walker who had taken a tumble fall on Great Gable. The 70 year old male walker had fallen whilst descending towards the Wasdale side and fell approximately 300 feet down the steep scree slope of Little Hellgate. The team tried to resuscitate the man who had sustained multiple injuries. His body was stretchered off the mountain to Wasdale Head. Around 20 team members were involved in the incident.

Incident Type
Location Great Gable
Injuries

Incident started at 14:55. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-06-in-2005/