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Sty Head – Sat 6th Jul 2019 – Callout 25 in 2019

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We were called by Police about an elderly walker who was struggling to make progress whilst descending from Scafell Pike and requested assistance to get off the mountain. The walker had got as far as Sty Head before stopping. On arrival the team assessed the situation and then after a brief go at walking it was determined it would be quicker progress in the stretcher and the walker was carried back down to Gavel Nese.

Incident Type
Location Sty Head

Incident started at 19:06 and ended at 23:35 making 4.5 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2187 0946. Total man hours: 59

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/sty-head-sat-6th-jul-2019/