127 in 2017
Upper Eskdale
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We were called by our colleagues in Langdale Team to help look for a missing walker last seen ascending Bowfell via The Band. The walker was found by a mountain leader and group on a night navigation exercise near Long Crag in Upper Eskdale. The walker was passed to us near Lingcove Bridge and after a change of clothes he was walked back to Brotherikeld then handed back to Langdale Team near the top of Hardknott Pass.


Incident started at 19:55 and ended at 00:00 making 4.1 hrs in total. There were 5 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY231050 (altitude 489 m). Total rescuer hours: 21