Incident
18 in 2021
Type
Location
Overbeck, Wasdale
Weather
Other Agencies
Diagnosis

The team were called out to a male who was reported by another walker to be sitting on the path on the slopes of Yewbarrow. It was reported the gentleman could not walk as he was exhausted and both ankles were sore.
16 Wasdale team members were deployed along with 8 of our colleagues from Duddon MRT.
The medics stabilised the casualty who was then carried by stretcher to Overbeck car park where an ambulance took him to hospital for further medical care. We hope the gentleman makes a speedy recovery.
Thanks to our friends from Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team for their continued help and assistance.

Incident started at 15:27 and ended at 21:11 making 5.7 hrs in total. There were 16 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 169086. Total rescuer hours: 91

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