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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sun 6th Oct 2002 – Callout 46 in 2002

Whitehaven Police called the team to assist a crag fast walker who was stuck above Broad Stand. He was located approximately 60m above the Mickledore Col, at the top of Broad Stand but crag fast on the slippery surface, 30 metres across towards Mickledore Chimney. He was lowered off the crag and flown back down to the Wasdale valley bottom by RAF Boulmer who were coincidentally flying in the lakes. He was driven back to the Woolpack where his car was parked.

Incident Type
Location Broad Stand, Scafell
Other Agencies

Incident started at 12:51.

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