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Napes, Great Gable – Sun 8th Oct 2017 – Callout 87 in 2017

Team called by NWAS about a walker who had fallen whilst on the climbers traverse path on Great Gable, near Napes Needle and sustained a fractured wrist. The team had a number of members away at various training events and with a possible stretcher carry needed we called our colleagues in Duddon Team to support. In the end the injured walker made their own way down to Burnthwaite Farm.

Incident Type
Location Napes, Great Gable
Other Agencies

Incident started at 13:05 and ended at 15:08 making 2.1 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY208099 (532m). Total man hours: 15

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/napes-great-gable-sun-8th-oct-2017/