34 in 2008
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Team were paged by the police to attend to a ‘3 Peaks Challenge’ walker with an injured knee. When details were confirmed, the incident was located at the top of Ruddy Gill which is outside Wasdale’s area, but the Keswick team’s pager system was down. Wasdale responded with 12 team members on the fell. Keswick attended later to support Wasdale. The casualty was carried by stretcher to a point where the Great North Air Ambulance could pick up the casualty and fly them to hospital. Incident closed at 7.00 p.m.

Incident started at 12:15 and ended at 19:00 making 6.8 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY22957 08747 (altitude 619 m). Total rescuer hours: 82