27 in 2008

The team were paged by the police to rescue a 41 year old female walker who had injured her ankle, suspect fracture. She and her partner were on the saddle between Illgill head and Scafell on the Burnmoor path. 22 team members attended. The casualty was carried down by stretcher to Brackenclose where she was transferred to an ambulance and taken to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven for further treatment. Incident was closed at 7.30 p.m.

Incident started at 16:52 and ended at 19:30 making 2.6 hrs in total. There were 22 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY1811 0608 (altitude 242 m). Total rescuer hours: 57