16 in 2017
High Scarth Crag, Eskdale
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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 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 (altitude 490 m). Total rescuer hours: 52