60 in 2015
Kirkfell Nose, Kirkfell

The team was called out for a walker who had tumbled on the steep descent from Kirkfell down to Wasdale and damaged his ribs. He was treated by team doctors before being taken by stretcher down to the valley.

A short video clip of the stretcher run this afternoon.

Posted by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team on Monday, 20 July 2015

Incident started at 14:42 and ended at 19:00 making 4.3 hrs in total. There were 25 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 1900 0971 (altitude 429 m). Total rescuer hours: 108