Ard Crags (76)
Callout Time: 3:16 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT
A 13 year old walking with her family went over on her ankle while descending Ard Crags in the Newlands Valley. Unable to walk any further and still with a long way to go, the family called 999 and asked for Mountain Rescue help. The team soon arrived on scene and after assessing the ankle, splinted it, and stretchered the casualty down to Newlands Hause where her family were able to take her on to Carlisle infirmary.
13 team members – 3 hours 14 mins