A woman was found on the summit of Bowfell, collapsed and unconscious. With her was found a significant number of opiate based painkillers and part consumed bottle of alcohol. She was treated by team members, and evacuated by stretcher in treacherous winter conditons. Because of her life-threatening condition, a helicopter was requested to assist, but despite attempts by three different aircraft, all failed due to weather conditions, and the woman was evacuated by MRT members.
19 team members for 9 hours, plus Kendal MRT
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