The team were called to assist a lady who had been camping overnight on the mountain had become faint and unwell. She was at Broad Crag tarn, the highest tarn in England and only a few hundred feet from the summit of Scafell Pike. Assistance was called by mobile phone but when the team got to her she had already started moving down the mountain. She was met high on the mountain, medically assessed, given food and water and escorted down to her car in the Wasdale Valley bottom. 23 team members were involved. Two hours later the team were called to the second incident – see above.
Incident started at 11:11. There were 23 Wasdale team members involved.