19 in 2024
Upper Eskdale
Other Agencies
A call was received from North West Ambulance Service about a party of four walkers who were uninjured, lost and cold. They were struggling to find their way to safety and requested help. Coordinates were able to be converted from the 999 calls.
The team was called out and mobilised to Upper Eskdale, and made their way to the given location. The walkers were found as expected, rewarmed and were then able to walk themselves back out of the valley to the team vehicles and back to base.
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Incident started at 21:28 and ended at 03:48 making 6.3 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY214046. Total rescuer hours: 95