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Broad Stand, Scafell – Wed 29th Oct 2014 – Callout 56 in 2014

We were called by Police about a family of 4 with a dog who had become stuck on the ledge above Broad Stand on Scafell. We located them near the abseil point and got them in the bivvy tent whilst we set up our ropes for a lower down to Mickledore. Each person and the dog was lowered down, then walked back to their car in the valley.

Incident Type
Location Broad Stand, Scafell

Incident started at 15:17 and ended at 00:00 making 8.7 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2091 0682 (874m). Total man hours: 131

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/broad-stand-scafell-wed-29th-oct-2014/