Keswick Mountain Rescue Team | Shepherds crag (37)
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Shepherds crag (37)



Incident No: 37

Call Out Date: 16/04/2018

Callout Time: 9:38 am

Location: Shepherds crag

Agency Involved: Keswick MRT

Incident Details:

Keswick MRT were called to assist a stuck climber on Monday morning at Shepherds crag in Borrowdale. The climber had returned to the crag having spent the previous day climbing there but had to leave gear in place after it started raining. Abseiling in to retrieve equipment his ropes became stuck and he was unable to move from a ledge. Uninjured but cold and wet, the team responded with one vehicle and untangled the climbers ropes from the top of the crag. Once released the climber could then self rescue and continue to abseil to the bottom of the crag.
1 hour 5 minutes 14 team members.