Incident
44 in 2021
Type
Location
Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Weather
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Other Agencies
Diagnosis

We were alerted by North West Ambulance Service about a male who was struggling to walk because of a severe cramp. He was able to make slow progress with frequent rests and was concerned about getting off the hill before nightfall. The team who were already crag training in Eskdale were mobilised and met the walker partway down the Brown Tongue path. After some food and water, he was able to walk down.

Incident started at 19:31 and ended at 22:50 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 197073. Total rescuer hours: 59

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