Helvellyn (34)

Callout Date: 11/04/2024
Callout Time: 3:51 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT

A 49 year old man had was close to summiting Helvellyn when he had a sudden and painful injury to his calf muscle. Despite being unable to weight bear he had managed to crawl/shuffle a good way down the mountain, helped by a couple of passing walkers, before Keswick team arrived. After pain relief and lower leg splinting he was packaged on a stretcher and sledged down to the car park.

16 team members – 2 hours 27 minutes

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