14:26hrs The team were asked to assist Patterdale MRT with the rescue of a fallen skier approx 250m above Red Tarn. A Coastguard helicopter was en-route but it was unclear whether the conditions would make it possible to access the casualty. Team members ascended towards the casualty, luckily the helicopter was able to winch the casualty and evacuate him to hospital. 15 team members 2 hours. Plus Patterdale Team members who immediately went from this job to another on Great End to assist Keswick MRT.


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