Incidents — Kirkfell Nose

Kirkfell Nose, Kirkfell – Mon 20th Jul 2015 – Callout 32 in 2015

The team was called out for a walker who had tumbled on the steep descent from Kirkfell down to Wasdale and damaged his ribs. He was treated by team doctors before being taken by stretcher down to the valley.

A short video clip of the stretcher run this afternoon.

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Kirkfell Nose, Kirkfell – Sat 8th Oct 2011 – Callout 62 in 2011

During the annual Wasdale Show fell race (up and down Kirk fell Nose)  a fell runner in his late 40s fell, injured his ankle and sustained a puncture wound.  The team were alerted but were already attending a head injury incident on Scafell Pike.  The injured person was initially treated with ankle splinted and made comfortable on …

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