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Foxes Tarn, Scafell – Sat 17th Nov 2018 – Callout 65 in 2018 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers and a dog one of whom was now cragfast on the rough ground near to the Foxes Tarn descent on Scafell. A small team went up the fell and initially located the first walker who’d raised the alarm. The second walker was then found but it was a little tricky to get on scene due to the complex steep terrain in the dark. Eventually team members got to them and one they’d been warmed up inside a bivvy tent a rope was used to protect the descent to the path. They were then helped back up to Scafell and walked back down to Brackenclose.

Incident Type
Location Foxes Tarn, Scafell

Incident started at 18:15 and ended at 02:12 making 8 hrs in total. There were 9 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY20950659. Total man hours: 72

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/foxes-tarn-scafell-sat-17th-nov-2018/