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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Wed 27th Aug 2003 – Callout 40 in 2003

Call from the police to deal with an injury on the Corridor Route to Scafell Pike. A middle aged lady had fallen around 3 metres by the bad step on the corridor route, just above Greta Ghyll. She sustained an injury to her left arm and side plus a bang on the head which had caused severe swelling around her left eye. She was conscious throughout and was able to be stretcher carried back to Burnthwaite at Wasdale Head where she was transferred to an Ambulance and taken to Whitehaven Hospital. Incident closed at 1700 hrs after a very hot rescue. A good turnout of team members with around 20 on the hill.

Incident Type
Location Bad Step, Corridor Route

Incident started at 12:08.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-46/