- 106 in 2009
- Callout — Injured & Medical
- Piers Gill, Scafell Pike
- Head Injury, Multiple Injuries
Call from the police regarding an informant who’d heard clear shouts for help coming from the Lingmell area. A search of the area quickly turned up two 19 year old male walkers who were doing a multi day camping trip around the fells. One had fallen very badly whilst crossing the river just below Piers Gill, sustaining significant scalp wounds as well as multiple cuts and abrasions. He was treated with full spinal immobilisation and pain relief and carried to Burnthwaite Farm before being transferred to Whitehaven hospital by ambulance. Base closed at about 1:00 hrs
Incident started at 19:12 and ended at 01:00 making 5.8 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY 21435 08722 (altitude 360 m).