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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 23rd Apr 2011 – Callout 18 in 2011

Working Hard

Working Hard

Team members carrying the stretcher through the beck

Team members carrying the stretcher through the beck

This third incident involved a female walker in her late 40’s from Liverpool who had slipped whilst descending Scafell Pike on the Brown Tongue path with her husband and son. This lady had a lower leg injury that prevented her from walking. Due to the Needle Ridge incident happening at the same time, the team was split and 13 team members attended. She was stretchered down to the family car at Brackenclose and then they made their own way to Whitehaven hospital. Incident closed at 8.30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This video contains photos and information from all of today's rescues

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 17:30 and ended at 20:30 making 3 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 19712 07402 (380m). Total man hours: 39

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