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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Tue 14th Feb 2017 – Callout 8 in 2017

Team called by Police about a walker who sustained a lower leg injury whilst descending Scafell Pike, in the region of the stream crossing on the brown tongue path. The walker’s injury was stabilised on scene then they were evacuated to an ambulance for the journey to hospital.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 16:12 and ended at 19:30 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 19 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 195 074 (306m). Total man hours: 63

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-tue-14th-feb-2017/