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Wastwater Screes – Thu 2nd Jul 2009 – Callout 39 in 2009

Call from two walkers, male and female in their early 40s from Wigan. They were cragfast on the Screes. Rescue boat mobilised while team members attended on foot. 11 team members total. The couple were very high on the Screes having struggled to follow the boulder field path. They were evacuated to the ridge. Incident closed at around 11.00 p.m.

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Location Wastwater Screes
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Incident started at 18:41 and ended at 23:00 making 4.3 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 15512 04232 . Total man hours: 47

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