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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 27th May 2011 – Callout 30 in 2011 (limited)

Whist the team were descending the mountain with the casualty from the panic attack in Hollowstones one of our team members slipped on the wet path and landed awkwardly, badly injuring their wrist. The other 5 team members on the hill split resources to deal with this second incident. Casualty care and analgesia were administered to relieve the pain and the wrist splinted. Our team member managed to walk down to the valley bottom under their own steam and driven to Whitehaven Hospital in the landrover. Incident closed at around 12.45 a.m.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 23:00 and ended at 00:45 making 1.8 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY19590 07400 (342m). Total man hours: 23

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-2/