23 in 2022
Sty Head

A gentleman met a couple at the Sty Head stretcher box who were struggling to make their way off the hill, as the lady had an ankle injury. The gentleman then contacted the police out of concern for their safety. Although no emergency was confirmed the Team Leader asked a colleague to look up to the pass to confirm that any lights on the pass were descending. The confirmation was positive and that the lights were low down. No further action was required.

Incident started at 20:13 and ended at 23:49 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 2 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 218 095. Total rescuer hours: 7