9 in 2013
Skew Gill, Great End
Other Agencies

We were called by Police to assist a lady who, whilst walking in the Skew Gill area on Scafell Pike, slipped and slid down an ice patch resulting in a bang to the head. Both the Great North Air Ambulance and a Royal Navy Seak King helicopter attended and the lady was winched into the Navy helicopter and taken to West Cumberland hospital. 20 team members involved, incident closed 19:00.

Incident started at 15:40 and ended at 18:50 making 3.2 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2209 0911 (altitude 479 m). Total rescuer hours: 64