53 in 2019
Broad Stand, Scafell
Other Agencies

Whilst the Lingmell incident was ongoing we were called by Police about 2 further walkers reported crag fast on the ledge above Broad Stand. A mix of Wasdale and Duddon members went from Lingmell to Mickledore with further ropes and other equipment. The walkers were found on the ledge above the steep wall. They were first roped back up to the grassy bay before being lowered down the abseil point to Mickledore, then walked down to Wasdale.

Incident started at 19:12 and ended at 00:00 making 4.8 hrs in total. There were 6 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2096 0683. Total rescuer hours: 29