44 in 2012
Looking Stead, Pillar
Other Agencies

The team was contacted by the police to attend a solo walker who had taken a tumble fall near Looking Stead on Pillar. A helicopter was requested and a Sea King from RAf Boulmer attended. The casualty was given analgesia and transferred to a vacuum mattress before being winched into the aircraft which took her to Carlisle Infirmary. Whilst this was happening we were called to a second incident on Scafell Pike.

Incident started at 15:15 and ended at 19:15 making 4 hrs in total. There were 19 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 18372 11674 (altitude 630 m). Total rescuer hours: 76