Incident 48/2016 – Jul 3rd Sun. 18.42 – Oxenber Scar, Austwick, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A climber (M, 31) sustained a badly dislocated/query broken ankle when the handhold he was using gave way, sending the piece of rock down onto his lower leg. He was able to do a controlled descent before calling for help.

The climber was given first aid treatment and pain relief by team members, before being splinted and then carried by stretcher to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance which had landed at the top of  the crag. Volunteer hours: 35