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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 22nd Sep 2018 – Callout 50 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who had slipped and injured their ankle whilst descending the main Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike, just below the stream crossing. The walker was given first aid on scene, the limb was splinted and then they were carried by stretcher down to Brackenclose for the handover to the ambulance and journey to hospital.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 18:14 and ended at 21:50 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY1943 0744 (298m). Total man hours: 61

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-sat-22nd-sep-2018/