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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Tue 5th Jun 2012 – Callout 29 in 2012

Stretcher loaded, last minute checks before the descent

Stretcher loaded, last minute checks before the descent


The team were called out at about 2.10am to attend a walker in his 60s who had injured his knee on descent from Scafell Pike. His leg was splinted before he was loaded onto a stretcher for the descent to Brakenclose. 12 team members were involved in the carry down which took about an hour.
Most of the way down, Brown Tongue behind us

Most of the way down, Brown Tongue behind us

Incident Type
Location Hollowstones, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 02:10 and ended at 05:45 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20656 07445 (635m). Total man hours: 50

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/hollowstones-scafell-pike-tue-5th-jun-2012/