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Broad Stand, Scafell – Fri 23rd Apr 2010 – Callout 12 in 2010

Team called out for a cragfast walker on Scafell. A Party of seven were descending via the Broad Stand path when one of their party became stuck on some loose scree. The callout was made and although the team were looking in the Foxes Tarn area, the stranded walker was in fact above Broad Stand. 17 team members attended and the stranded walker was assisted by rope onto safe ground and then walked back down to Brackenclose. Incident was closed around 10.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Broad Stand, Scafell

Incident started at 16:16 and ended at 22:00 making 5.7 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY20945 06827 (860m). Total man hours: 97

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-21/