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High Scarth Crag, Eskdale – Sun 26th Feb 2017 – Callout 14 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a further group of 3 walkers who had spent an unscheduled night out on the fell and now phoned in to request assistance making their way off the mountain. Their coordinates placed them in the High Scarth Crag area of Upper Eskdale / Scafell where they were located. One of the group had an ankle injury and was eventually carried off the fell with help from the Duddon Team who had also come out to support again.

Incident Type
Location High Scarth Crag, Eskdale
Other Agencies

Incident started at 08:00 and ended at 13:50 making 5.8 hrs in total. There were 9 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY214 046 (490m). Total man hours: 52

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/high-scarth-crag-eskdale-sun-26th-feb-2017/