Raven Crag, Thirlmere (3)
Callout Time: 11:43 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT, NWAS
A group of men bivvying out on Raven Crag, Thirlmere called for help when one of their party injured their leg with an axe whilst collecting wood for their fire. Keswick team were able to drive up the snowy forest tracks above Shoulthwaite Gill to near the top of Raven Crag where a short walk lead the team to the casualty. The wound was dressed and the man was able to hobble down the steps to the team vehicles. He was then driven down to Keswick base and transferred to a waiting ambulance.
11 Keswick team members – 2 hours 18 minutes