6 in 2023
Scafell Pike
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The team was called today about a walker reporting himself cragfast. Phonefind was then used successfully once again to provide an accurate location, and this was determined to be around Pulpit Rock on Scafell Pike. Our friends at Duddon and Furness MRT were asked to support as was a Coastguard helicopter to potentially transfer team members and heavy crag equipment quickly to the summit plateau. Rescue 936 from Caernarfon responded and helped hugely by directly rescuing the walker with a winch from the crag. They then flew them back down to the valley to safety. This saved the teams from a long carry to and from the summit plateau.
Our thanks to both Duddon and Furness MRT and also the crew of Rescue 936 once again.

Incident started at 13:05 and ended at 16:24 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 21 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY210071. Total rescuer hours: 69