Keswick Mountain Rescue were called out to an incident this week to a man who collapsed on Catbells. 

The 64 year old man had collapsed on a path on the lower slopes of the fell. A team doctor quickly attended the scene before the team members from the base arrived. 

The team were called out on March 1 at around 10:20am. 

A spokesperson from Keswick Mountain Rescue said: "Fortunately the man had recovered significantly and after an assessment was able to be walked off down to an awaiting ambulance. The man was then taken to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven for a check up."

The man was able to be properly helped in just over an hour and thirteen team members attened to the incident. 

If you are ever in a similar situation whilst out in the Cumbrian fells please contact the emergency services. They will then be able to put you in touch with the relevant mountain rescue teams in your area. 

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