Keswick Mountain Rescue Team | Cam Crag Ridge (105)
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Cam Crag Ridge (105)

Incident No: 105

Call Out Date: 08/12/2018

Callout Time: 1:09 pm

Location: Cam Crag

Agency Involved: Keswick MRT, Coast Guard Helicopter

Incident Details:

A group 4 males were scrambling on Cam Crag ridge when one of the party slipped 3 to 4 metres sustaining an injury to his lower leg. One of the group climbed to the top of Cam Crag to get a mobile signal and requested assistance. They had an emergency shelter to protect the injured man against the elements on what was a cold, wet and windy day. The first Keswick MRT members arrived at the scene and due to the location and nature of the injury requested a helicopter evacuation. The casualty was then packaged and flown to the Cumberland Infirmary.

17 team members - 3 hours 44 minutes