71 in 2021
Corridor Route, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

We were alerted by Cumbria Police of a gentleman who had taken a small fall on the Corridor Route when descending Scafell Pike.

He had a nasty head injury and suspected dislocated knee, this initial medical information was reported to the team leader by a passing doctor. Because of the nature of injuries, location and time of day a Coastguard helicopter was requested. Rescue 199 from Prestwick kindly attended and winched the casualty on board and off to Carlisle hospital for further treatment.

Thanks to Rescue 199 for their assistance, we hope the gentleman makes a speedy recovery.

Incident started at 16:23 and ended at 19:06 making 2.7 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 219086. Total rescuer hours: 54