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Scafell Pike – Sun 17th Aug 2003 – Callout 35 in 2003

Pager request from the Police to respond to a ‘999’ call for an overdue group who were doing the three peaks. They were overdue by 90 minutes! They were contacted on their mobile phone and they were totally lost. They could see a tarn in the far distance but had no idea where they were. The Gosforth Base was opened up and the two walkers were given two more hours to get down before a search team would be put out. When they were called up again they were safely down and drinking in the Burnmoor, Eskdale. Incident closed.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike
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Incident started at 12:11.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2003-rescue-41/