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Kern Knotts, Great Gable – Mon 17th Jul 2017 – Callout 51 in 2017

Team called by Police about a climber who had slipped whilst leading a route on Kern Knotts and damaged his ankle in the process. Rather helpfully he had managed to get down close to the Styhead Path under his own steam. The injury was assessed on scene, then splinted before the climber was carried down to the waiting ambulance for the journey to hospital.

Incident Type
Location Kern Knotts, Great Gable

Incident started at 13:21 and ended at 17:30 making 4.2 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 213 095 (381m). Total man hours: 84

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/kern-knotts-great-gable-mon-17th-jul-2017/