- 13 in 2018
- Full Callout — Other
- Other Agencies
- Cockermouth MRT, Penrith MRT
Due to heavy snow there was a request to send a 4×4 with team members over to the east of the county to assist our colleagues in the Penrith Team. Along with Cockermouth MRT they were then tasked to head to Alston to do welfare checks as the ton had been cut off for a couple of days. Meanwhile the Wasdale base was temporarily turned into the Silver cell to support coordination around the county.
Incident started at 09:20 and ended at 19:00 making 9.7 hrs in total. There were 8 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY716468 (altitude 263 m). Total rescuer hours: 78