- 40 in 2021
- Alert — Injured & Medical
- Sty Head
- Hot, Sunny
- Other Agencies
- Coastguard, Cockermouth MRT, Keswick MRT
- Ankle Injury
The Team Leader was alerted about a male with an ankle injury near the stretcher box at Sty Head tarn.
Once the location was confirmed the job was handed over to Keswick MRT who kindly took control of the incident. They called in helicopter support and the casualty was flown to the hospital for treatment.
Thanks to Keswick Mountain Rescue Team and Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team, as well as Coastguard R199 for helping us out during such a busy period.
Incident started at 07:57 and ended at 14:28 making 6.5 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 218095. Total rescuer hours: 7