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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Mon 1st Aug 2016 – Callout 39 in 2016

We were called by NWAS about a young walker who had slipped whilst descending the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike and deeply gashed his knee and was no longer able to walk. A team member already on the mountain provided first aid and then the walker was carried off the mountain by stretcher before being taken to hospital by his family.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 15:54 and ended at 18:00 making 2.1 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 36

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-mon-1st-aug-2016/