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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 26th May 2010 – Callout 23 in 2010

Mobile phone call to the police from a walker who had heard shouts for help from the area below Lingmel Crags. Subsequent calls confirmed that there was a genuine person in difficulty. Full call out and 19 team members attended. Before the team could get to the location (Piers Gill), the male walker had managed to make contact with passing walkers who had assisted him to get himself out of the gulley. Piers Gill is one of the team’s incident black spots. Incident closed at 6.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 15:39. Incident occured at NY21152 08277 (580m).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-32/