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Skew Gill, Great End – Sat 3rd Jul 2010 – Callout 29 in 2010

Call came into the Police for an injured walker near Styhead. A group of four from Worcester had set off earlier in the day from Seathwaite and were descending Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. One of the party, a lady in her early 40’s had sustained a knee injury (soft tissue) near the summit but had managed to get down as far as Skew Gill under her own steam before having to stop and call for assistance. 13 team members on the fell and two on base attended. She was given casualty care on scene and although tried to walk down with assistance, required stretchering back down to the Wasdale Head Hotel where they awaited their transport from the Keswick side. Incident closed at 7.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Skew Gill, Great End

Incident started at 16:28. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY22135 09122 (492m).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-38/