15 in 2019
Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike

Full Callout, Scafell Pike Path, Lingmell Col

We were called by NWAS about a walker who had slipped whilst ascending Scafell Pike on the main path near Lingmell Col sustaining a blow to their head and arm / hand injuries. The team was out training in the nearby Red Gill area on Scafell and team members were soon on scene. The casualty was assessed and then packaged for the journey down to Brackenclose by stretcher before being handed on to the NWAS ambulance.

Incident started at 12:30 and ended at 15:56 making 3.4 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY208 076. Total rescuer hours: 68