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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Thu 16th Sep 2010 – Callout 55 in 2010

Two male walkers from the South of England were descending from Scafell Pike via Lingmell Col /Hollowstones when one of the (51 yr old male) stumbled and landed badly on his shoulder dislocating it. 15 team members attended including a SARDA search dog and a team doctor. The casualty was given analgesia whilst his shoulder was put back into the joint. He was then stretchered down the mountain to an ambulance in the valley bottom and taken to Whitehaven Hospital for further treatment. Incident closed at 2.30 a.m. Big thank you to the casualty for his donations to the team.

Incident Type
Location Hollowstones, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 22:13 and ended at 02:30 making 4.3 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20373 07349 (561m). Total man hours: 65

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-64/