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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sun 14th Feb 2010 – Callout 6 in 2010

999′ call to respond to a 46 year old male who tumble fell 30 metres down scree near the bad step on the Corridor Route, Scafell Pike and sustained lacerations to his head. 17 team members attended from Wasdale and 6 from Cockermouth MRT. He was treated on scene, put in a cervical collar and vacuum mattress and carried by stretcher back down to Burnthwaite before being taken to Gosforth to meet up with an Ambulance. Weather conditions were damp with light rain and cloud down to virtually the valley bottom. Incident closed at around 10.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Bad Step, Corridor Route
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Injuries
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Incident started at 14:40 and ended at 22:00 making 7.3 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY21892 08487 (602m). Total man hours: 124

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-15/