61 in 2006
Whoap Fell
Other Agencies

Request from Cumbria Ambulance service, via the police to assist with a male casualty reported to have collapsed near the Cold Fell road. Team attended and assisted Great North Air Ambulance crew who then flew the casualty to West Cumberland Hospital with suspected heart failure. The group’s location was on the path on the west side of Whoap Fell. Around 15 team members attended the rescue. Unfortunately he did not survive his collapse. The two companions were walked off the mountain back to the Cold Fell road. The incident was closed at 12.30 p.m.

Incident started at 10:19 and ended at 12:30 making 2.2 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 33