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Scafell – Sat 20th Sep 2003 – Callout 42 in 2003

Call from the police to deal with a broken ankle at Catcove Beck, Scafell. The male walker was slightly higher up the mountain than Catcove, 1km further on towards Slightside. The team approached from Taw House Farm, Eskdale and stretchered the casualty back down the valley to the waiting ambulance which took him to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. The team then returned to the Wasdale Head where the 106th Kern Knotts weekend and Auction was in progress.

Incident Type
Location Scafell

Incident started at 11:53.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-48/