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Crinkle Crags – Sun 12th Jan 2003 – Callout 4 in 2003 (limited)

The team leader received a request from Langdale Ambleside MRT to open Mill Forge for a radio relay. Single 37yr old male missing on walk over Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell. Langdale were searching north side and to the summits of those fells and putting search dogs into Green Hole etc.

Dog Roger – Mosedale, Adam Cove, Long Top and Crinkles
Dog Nick – Brotherilkeld, Ling Cove Beck, Three Tarns
Dog Paul plus a Wasdale MRT navigator – also up Ling Cove but going to Ore Gap.

Found the missing person, cold and wet but able to walk, 0100 hrs. near summit of Crinkles, by Dog
Roger and LAMRT people.

Closed Mill Forge about 0300 hrs. as soon as the two Wasdale members were off the fell.

Incident Type
Location Crinkle Crags
Other Agencies ,

Incident started at 20:00 and ended at 03:00 making 7 hrs in total. There were 3 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 21

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-09/