29 in 2012
Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
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The team was called out to attend an exhausted walker on Scafell Pike. He was a member of a large charity group and was unable to descend any further  Due to concerns for his health a Sea King from RAF Boulmer was requested. The casualty was treated on scene and then was winched onto the helicopter for transfer to Whitehaven Hospital.  video here

Incident started at 18:11 and ended at 22:00 making 3.8 hrs in total. There were 19 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20028 07300 (altitude 487 m). Total rescuer hours: 72