29 in 2004
Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale

Call from Workington Police requesting rescue of a 45 yr old man who had collapsed near Scarlathing, Upper Eskdale. He was suffering from a medical/viral condition and had been lapsing in and out of consciousness. When the ‘999’ call came through to the police, an RAF rescue helicopter had been requested. The casualty was airlifted to Carlisle Hospital rather than West Cumberland due to a weather front coming in from the west. There were 14 team members on the fell and the incident was closed at 0500 hrs

Incident started at 00:40 and ended at 05:00 making 4.3 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 60