49 year old woman rescued from Gamlin End, Buttermere

Incident Report 21/07/2017

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called at 9.46am on the 21st July to a 49 year old woman, part of a CCF training group from Bolton, who had slipped high on the path just below Gamlin End, Buttermere. The group had camped overnight on the ridge above and were making their way back down to Gatesgarth Farm.  

Team members treated the casualty at the scene, administering pain relief and splinted her injured leg.  Team members then stretchered her down into Warnscale Bottom and transferred her by Land Rover to the ambulance at Gatesgarth. She was taken to West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment.

14 team members attended.