After a quiet spell, The Team were called to 2 incidents yesterday.
The first, a 50-year-old man with a suspected broken ankle at The Rigg on the shores of Haweswater. The casualty was carried by stretcher along the shores of Haweswater to an ambulance at Mardale Head.
Thank you to Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team for their support during this callout.
Penrith Team Members: 8
Kirkby Stephen Members: 6
Duration: 3 hours
The Team got their second callout of the day assisting Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team with a male injured on Striding Edge. The casualty had sustained an ankle injury and was unable to walk. He was evacuated by coastguard helicopter.
Big thanks to Maritime and Coastguard Agency for their support during this callout.
Team Members: 7
Duration: 5 hours