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Brantrake, Eskdale – Fri 16th Jul 2004 – Callout 23 in 2004

Call from Workington Police regarding an incident on Brantrake Crag, Eskdale. A 29 year old male climber had fallen on Central crack, Linbeck. This climb is HVS with a 5a start and he had fallen off before he could place his first protection, landing badly and fracturing his left ankle. Around 14 team members carried him off the fell to the ambulance where he was taken to West Cumberland Hospital for treatment.

Incident Type
Location Brantrake, Eskdale
Injuries

Incident started at 19:59.

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