20 in 2018
Illgill Head
Other Agencies

In the second of two incidents today a young walker was reported to have ‘collapsed’ whilst walking on the path from Wasdale to Burnmoor Tarn. The Great North Air Ambulance also attended. The walker was assessed on the scene by team members and GNAA crew and then carried down to Brackenclose for the journey to hospital.


Incident started at 16:21 and ended at 19:11 making 2.8 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 18200 06300 (altitude 218 m). Total rescuer hours: 36