54 in 2017
East Buttress, Scafell
Other Agencies

We were then called by Police about a body found underneath the East Buttress of Scafell. The Great North Air Ambulance also attended and sadly it was determined the injured walker had died of their injuries. The Wasdale and Duddon & Furness teams then carried the walker back down to Wasdale.

Incident started at 13:42 and ended at 20:47 making 7.1 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 210 068 (altitude 839 m). Total rescuer hours: 121