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Sty Head – Sat 11th Oct 2003 – Callout 45 in 2003

Workington police paged the team leader concerning a walker with a broken ankle at Styhead. There was some discussion with Keswick team who were also called out to a similar incident. There had been two reports from the fell of what at first appeared to be two separate incidents. When it was firmly established that there was only one incident and that Keswick were already well on their way to Styhead, the Wasdale team stood down. The Wasdale advance party had got as far as the Gavel Knees footbridge and two team members were well up the Styhead path. All parties returned to base leaving Keswick to look after the incident.

Incident Type
Location Sty Head

Incident started at 17:46.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-53/