The team was called out this afternoon to assist an elderly gentleman above Christcliff, Eskdale whilst descending from Eel tarn he’d slipped and fallen a couple of times and tried to make his way down but called for help when the ground became difficult.
Once on scene he was assessed by a couple of Casualty Carers (our medical qualification) then with assistance he was walked down to the team vehicle and along with his wife given a back to his accommodation.
Incident started at 16:04 and ended at 18:43 making 2.7 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY186013 (altitude 109 m). Total rescuer hours: 41