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Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 19th Apr 2017 – Callout 25 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who was cragfast somewhere in the Mickledore area. Once team members were on scene it was established the walker was on a ledge overlooking steep ground immediately to the left of Broad Stand. Access was difficult due to damp rock but eventually team members were able to access the ledge on which the walker was stuck and after fitting him with a climbing harness and helmet he was helped up off the ledge, then lowered down to Mickledore.

Incident Type
Location Broad Stand, Scafell

Incident started at 13:01 and ended at 20:30 making 7.5 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2095 0683. Total man hours: 90

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