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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Aug 2014 – Callout 32 in 2014

The team was called out to assist a male fell runner who had taken a considerable fall near to Greta Gill on the Corridor Route. He had fallen around 20 meters and suffered significant injuries. The team mobilised the help from the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team along with an RAF Sea King from RAF Leconfield and the Great North Air Ambulance. The team along with Bowland & Pennine MRT, who were marshalling a race in the area treated the man along with the Air Ambulance before he was winched from the scene by the RAF for onward transfer to hospital. Many thanks to all the attending agencies and Cumbria Police for their assistance.

Incident Type
Location Corridor Route, Scafell Pike
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Injuries
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Incident started at 13:58 and ended at 18:00 making 4 hrs in total. There were 16 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21774 08598 (549m). Total man hours: 64

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/corridor-route-scafell-pike-sat-2nd-aug-2014/