Call from the Police for the team to assists the ambulance service. A female sledger in her early thirties had fallen off the sledge on Cold Fell and sustained a serious lower leg break. The ambulance had been called but the crew were unable to get to the lady. A group of around eight team members managed to get away from the festivities to provided assistance. There were quite a few who would have been willing to attend but couldn’t drive. One team member’s car had slid off the road and down the back on sheet ice. The team used the winch on the front of the Land rover to pull it back up the bank. The rescue was completed and team members got back to their families for a quiet incident free evening.
Incident started at 15:56. There were 8 Wasdale team members involved.