44 in 2020
Lingmell Beck
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Just as the team was heading back down the valley from the previous incident, a call came in from the police about a lady who had sustained an ankle injury near the stream crossing of Lingmell Beck, on the Brown Tongue path on Scafell Pike.

The team turned around, as did the 8 Duddon and Furness team who had helped on the previous incident, and made their way back up the fell to the incident site. The injury was assessed, splinted and the casualty was stretchered off the hill, when family members took her to hospital.

As ever, our thanks to Duddon and Furness team.

Incident started at 14:38 and ended at 17:51 making 3.2 hrs in total. There were 16 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY194074. Total rescuer hours: 51