Incidents — Brown Tongue

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 1st Jun 2019 – Callout 17 in 2019

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The team was called this evening for a walker who’d slipped on damp stones on the Brown Tongue path injuring their ankle and unable to weight bear. The injury was assessed on scene, splinted and then the casualty was carried down to Brackenclose.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Wed 26th Sep 2018 – Callout 52 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who whilst descending the main Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike had pulled a muscle and could no longer walk. They were carried down to Brackenclose by the team.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 22nd Sep 2018 – Callout 50 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who had slipped and injured their ankle whilst descending the main Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike, just below the stream crossing. The walker was given first aid on scene, the limb was splinted and then they were carried by stretcher down to Brackenclose for the handover …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 19th Aug 2018 – Alert

The team was contacted after a male walker dislocated their shoulder just above the Lingmell Gill river crossing. The team leader made contact and the injured person was making their way off the hill. After a short while the informant let the TL know thet no assistance was required.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 4th May 2018 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 2 walkers one of whom had become exhausted whilst descending the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike and was struggling to get down. With assistance from a passing member of the public they did make it down under their own steam in the end without the …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 5th Apr 2018 – Callout 14 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had injured their ankle whilst descending from Scafell Pike on the Brown Tongue path. The injury was assessed on the scene and splinted by team members before the walker was carried down to Brackenclose on the Stretcher for the hand over to the Ambulance.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 16th Sep 2017 – Callout 76 in 2017

Not long after the previous job was passed to Keswick, the team leader took a call for a walker who had slipped while descending the Brown Tongue path and sustained a broken ankle. Once on scene the team Doctor administered pain relief, the casualty was packaged up and stretchered down to Brackenclose and passed to …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Wed 30th Aug 2017 – Callout 71 in 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 …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sat 8th Jul 2017 – Callout 46 in 2017

we were called by Police about a walker reporting themselves as having difficulty walking on Scafell Pike. They were located on the Brown Tongue path just below Hollow Stones and the team then helped him back down to Wasdale.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 2nd Jun 2017 – Callout 34 in 2017

We were called by NWAS about a walker reported to be fitting on the Brown Tongue path up Scafell Pike. The walker was helped off the fell by the team and our colleagues from the Duddon & Furness team who also attended the incident.

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