Incidents — Bad Step

Bad Step, Corridor Route – Thu 13th May 2010 – Callout 19 in 2010

999′ report to the police for an injured Labrador dog at Greta Gill. The dog was stuck on the bad step, Corridor route descent from Scafell Pike. The team responded and after bandaging the dogs paws assisted the walkers and dog back to Styhead Pass where they carried on down to Seathwaite. Incident closed later …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sun 2nd May 2010 – Callout 16 in 2010

Call from the police to rescue a 10 year old boy and his mother from the bottom of Greta Gill. The young boy had fallen about 10 meters into the bottom of the gulley from the main corridor route path (very close to incident 23 and 20). He sustained a serious head injury. His mother …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sat 1st May 2010 – Callout 15 in 2010

Whilst incident 23 was being dealt with the team were approached by the father of a 24 year old who was suffering from severe vertigo and could not proceed further. He was at the head of Greta Gill and needed to climb the rock step before making his way back via Styhead. He realised that …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sat 1st May 2010 – Callout 14 in 2010

Male walker in his mid 40’s with three friends from Berkshire were descending the rock step above Greta Gill on the Corridor Route when he fell around 40 meters down the slope sustaining chest, shoulder injuries and damaged knee. He was treated on scene by a team member who was close by and eventually joined …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-23/

Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sun 4th Apr 2010 – Callout 11 in 2010

Called out to rescue a 24 yr old male who had sustained a closed fracture of his left forearm. The party of six had left Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route. Whilst descending the rock step above Greta Gill, a large boulder came away, falling down and hitting his arm and sending …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sun 14th Feb 2010 – Callout 6 in 2010

999′ call to respond to a 46 year old male who tumble fell 30 metres down scree near the bad step on the Corridor Route, Scafell Pike and sustained lacerations to his head. 17 team members attended from Wasdale and 6 from Cockermouth MRT. He was treated on scene, put in a cervical collar and …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Wed 14th Oct 2009 – Callout 80 in 2009

Police call regarding a group of 6 x walkers who were benighted at the bad step on the Corridor Route, near Stand Crag. Team members duly went to provide light and to guide them as far as Sty head, where Keswick MRT kindly met the group and guided them back to Seathwaite. Incident closed at …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Fri 12th Jun 2009 – Callout 28 in 2009 (limited)

Team paged by Cumbria Police. Two ladies lost on the Corridor route between Styhead and Scafell Pike. They were unable to cross the bad step at Greta Gill. They were met by a passing American walker who was helping them find an alternative route. The Team leader persuaded them on the phone to walk down …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Sat 27th Aug 2005 – Callout 32 in 2005

The police called the team to attend to a walker who was suffering a panic attack on the rock step, Corridor down from Scafell Pike. The walker along with his/her group of eight was ‘crag fast’ so a small group of four team members who were already at the Head following the Lingmel Dash Fell …

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Bad Step, Corridor Route – Wed 27th Aug 2003 – Callout 40 in 2003

Call from the police to deal with an injury on the Corridor Route to Scafell Pike. A middle aged lady had fallen around 3 metres by the bad step on the corridor route, just above Greta Ghyll. She sustained an injury to her left arm and side plus a bang on the head which had …

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