82 in 2017
Buckbarrow, Wasdale
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The team were called out Saturday evening to assist a family group who having walked up Buckbarrow,  had become crag fast in some steep ground on the way back down. The team responded and with some assistance from RAF Leeming MRT who were in the area for the weekend training, using rope techniques brought everyone back up to safety and walked them off the hill.

Incident started at 20:00 and ended at 23:59 making 4 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY1360605777 (altitude 278 m). Total rescuer hours: 48