Greenup Gill (97)
Callout Date: 23/10/2023
Callout Time: 5:07 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT, Penrith MRT
A group of three walkers were descending Heron Crag towards Greenup Gill when one of the group suffered a severe knee injury. At some point the casualty had also fallen in a stream and was wet and cold.
After one of the group ascended back up the fell to get a phone signal Keswick team deployed two vehicles and requested support from Penrith MRT. Analgesia was provided and the leg splinted prior to a long stretcher carry back to Stonethwaite. The casualty was conveyed to their own vehicle and advised to seek further medical checks.
16 Keswick team + 5 Penrith Team – 4 hours 3 minutes