Hill rescues by mountain team

The AMRT take the injured walker off the hill on their Argocat.

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It has been a busy few days for the Arran Mountain Rescue Team.

After assisting at the Waverley crash last Thursday, they were called out at 6pm on Friday to assist a male hillwalker with a suspected ankle injury, just above the shoulder on Goatfell. He and his partner were warmed up, he was treated for his injuries then transported off the hill in the team’s Argocat.

The team were called out again on Tuesday at 3.15pm to assist a couple of hillwalkers lost on Goatfell. Phonefind – used to pinpoint a location – gave the team their grid reference to be at the top of the Rosa slabs, a very steep and dangerous area to the south west side of the summit.

Luckily they had both stopped where they were and were located safe by the team.
Although cold and wet, both were thankfully unharmed and able to walk back, with the assistance of the team, to the Argocats then transported down to the team base.