Incident
88 in 2020
Type
Location
Lingmell Beck
Weather
,

2 walkers called for help after becoming stuck by Lingmell beck crossing in the dark, frightened by the noise and look of the water. The team were mobilised in case the water was too dangerous to cross. Swift-water kit was taken as a precaution but not needed.
Two team members went in advance of the main party with a bivvy shelter and warm clothing. The water was ok to cross and the walkers were walked off the hill with the rest of the team.

Incident started at 17:23 and ended at 20:40 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY19690737. Total rescuer hours: 46

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