24 in 2022
Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike
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Cumbria Police were contacted by a gentleman who had come into difficulty whilst descending off Scafell Pike on the Piers Gill path. Having spoken to the Team Leader and explained he was stuck on a rocky face surrounded by ice the team was immediately called out and helicopter assistance requested. However, whilst team members were making their way to base the gentleman’s friends were able to get him to safety and thus a stand down was quickly put out.

Incident started at 14:49 and ended at 15:21 making 0.5 hrs in total. There were 19 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 213 083. Total rescuer hours: 10