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Eskdale – Sat 17th Jun 2017 – Callout 36 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a fell runner who had slipped whilst descending the path towards Penny Hill Farm in Eskdale and sustained a fracture dislocation of the ankle. With help from his companions the injury was reduced on scene and then he was taken to hospital in Whitehaven.

Incident Type
Location Eskdale

Incident started at 12:44 and ended at 16:00 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY197 003 (157m). Total man hours: 40

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/eskdale-sat-17th-jun-2017/