« Previous –

Next – »

Scafell Pike – Sat 20th Mar 2010 – Callout 8 in 2010

Team paged by the police following a ‘999’ call from a lone male walker on the summit of Scafell Pike, lost in low cloud. The team leader established that he had no idea where he was apart from a steep snow slope with rocks. He had been with a larger group but had become separated. A full team callout was made due to the conditions. Shortly after the lost person had managed to make his way back to the summit. The full callout was reduced to a limited callout as the lost walker managed to tag along with another group. he was eventually re-united with his group at Brackenclose. Incident closed down early evening when it was confirmed he was safely off the fell.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 15:56.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-17/