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Mosedale – Fri 22nd Jul 2005 – Callout 24 in 2005

Call from the Wasdale Head Hotel. A group of local walkers were completing the Mosedale horseshoe and whilst descending Dore Head Scree, one of the walkers felt feint, passed out and fell approximately 15 feet (tumble fall). The weather conditions were very warm and due a medical condition he had feinted and taken the tumble. He had a number of lacerations and was bandaged, given appropriate neck restraint, and stretchered off the mountain to an ambulance which took him to West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. There were 17 team members on the fell and the incident was closed at 7.00pm

Incident Type
Location Mosedale
Injuries

Incident started at 17:06 and ended at 19:00 making 1.9 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 32

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