32 in 2008
Styhead Path, Great Gable
Other Agencies

Police paged the team following a ‘999’ call from a 59 year old female walker who had fallen and injured her leg while descending from Styhead. The lady managed to walk part of the way down herself but was then carried off by stretcher and taken to hospital by her companions. Whilst this rescue was in progress most of the team were involved with the more serious incident on Scafell (see above Callout 35 in 2008) – 5 WMRT were involved with this rescue with support from around 8 Cockermouth MRT members. Incident closed at around 6.00 p.m.

Incident started at 16:06 and ended at 18:00 making 1.9 hrs in total. There were 5 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY20785 09452 (altitude 276 m). Total rescuer hours: 10