One of the busiest Mountain Rescue Teams in England. 2018 our 54th year

Fainted student close to Grisedale Tarn

Brothers Parting stone
Grid reference: NY 35361 12610
30/04/2019
At approximately 4.00pm on Tuesday 30 April Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a young man who had collapsed and fainted close to Grisedale Tarn and the Brothers parting stone.
The young man was part of an organised well equipped expedition group who were due to camp at Grisedale Tarn having set off from a local outdoor centre. The two experienced instructors with the group raised the alarm and were able to look after the young man until the team arrived.
The Team treat the 12 year old and then stretchered him off the fell to the waiting Land Rover ambulance for onward transport by North West Ambulance Service to Carlisle infirmary.

The rescue lasted 4 hours and was attended by 14 Patterdale Team members.