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Wastwater Screes – Sun 7th Jul 2019 – Callout 26 in 2019

Weather : Clear & Sunny

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who’d become stuck whilst walking on the Wasdale Screes path. Team members made their way to the walkers location on foot from the pump house end of the lake to make first contact. The group had split into 2, with one party making it through the boulder field who were walked back to a team vehicle. The second party was still in the boulder field and the rescue boat was launched and then took the walkers and team members across the lake and back to the road.

Incident Type
Location Wastwater Screes

Incident started at 14:19 and ended at 18:20 making 4 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 1515 0445. Total man hours: 52

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/wastwater-screes-sun-7th-jul-2019/