Scales Fell, Blencathra (23)
Callout Date: 25/03/2022
Callout Time: 4:23 pm
Agencies Involved: Keswick MRT, Penrith MRT
Whilst descending Blencathra a walker tripped and hit her head causing a deep wound as well as smashing her glasses. Although conscious the walker was shaken by the experience and wisely decided on requesting assistance. With a potential long stretcher carry and with Keswick team low on numbers a request for support was made to Penrith MRT. On arrival a Keswick team doctor made an assessment of the casualty and treated the wound. As the woman was deemed able to walk off the Penrith team were stood down. Once off the fell the team doctor provided further treatment.
9 team members – 2 hours 37 minutes