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Great Gable – Sat 22nd Aug 2009 – Callout 59 in 2009

Call to the police from a party of 8 on Great Gable. The group were descending from Westmorland crags when one of the group, a male in his thirties, slipped and tumble fell. He injured his shoulder and sustained lacerations to his cheek. The team administered cas care and anesthesia before stretchering him down Great Hellgate to the road ambulance at Burnthwaite. The rest of his group made their own way back to Seathwaite. 15 team members were involved and the incident closed at around 11.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Great Gable
Injuries , ,

Incident started at 17:46 and ended at 23:30 making 5.7 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21065 10165 (810m). Total man hours: 86

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