Unknown Location – Wed 30th Aug 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had broken their leg whilst descending the lower section of the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike, below the intake wall. After assessment it was determine they had probably sustained a spiral fracture of the Tibia and Fibula. Pain relief was given on scene, the limb reduced, splinted and then they were carried to the waiting ambulance.

Incident Type
Location Unknown Location

Incident started at 14:52 and ended at 18:17 making 3.4 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY19064 07315 (234m). Total man hours: 61

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/brown-tongue-scafell-pike-wed-30th-aug-2017/

Warning: Unknown: open(/var/lib/php5/sessions/sess_93jkt7te1cjt1vjtr7gp0i1f45, O_RDWR) failed: No space left on device (28) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/var/lib/php5/sessions) in Unknown on line 0