23 in 2023
Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

In the second call of the evening from Cumbria Police a single walker and a separate group of two walkers were reported to be struggling to descend to safety into the valley, having slipped several times, and at least one was becoming very cold. A limited callout was made to assess the situation and provide further assistance. Once on scene team members were able to provide additional help, support and encouragement to enable all three walkers to mobilise and make a slow descent back to Brackenclose to their accommodation and vehicle.

Incident started at 19:33 and ended at 22:34 making 3 hrs in total. There were 9 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY192073. Total rescuer hours: 27