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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 18th Aug 2007 – Callout 39 in 2007

Whist the team were dealing with incident 47, they were called by the police to attend to an injured walker on Mickledore ridge, between Scafell Pike and Scafell. A number of team members including team doctors already on the fell made their way to the incident site along with the advance group. The walker with the injured leg had severe cramp but was able to be walked off along with the two lost walkers. Incident closed at 4.30 p.m. The rescue group from the Borrowdale side reached Styhead stretcher box but were stood down. Weather conditions were appalling with heavy rainfall.

Incident Type
Location Mickledore, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 15:40 and ended at 16:30 making 0.8 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY 2103 0691 (835m).

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