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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 29th Aug 2013 – Callout 51 in 2013

The team was called out this afternoon to go to the aid of a 15 year old male who had taken a slip on wet grass and torn his calf muscle descending Scafell Pike. The team doctor treated him at the scene and then he was stretchered from the mountain. Thanks to Duddon and Furness MRT who assisted us with the carry off.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 15:45 and ended at 19:30 making 3.8 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 1980 0734 (412m). Total man hours: 42

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-thu-29th-aug-2013/