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Upper Eskdale – Thu 24th Jun 2010 – Callout 28 in 2010

Call came into the Police for missing walkers from a concerned wife who phoned in from the farmhouse at Cockley Beck. The group included a 61 year old with diabetes along with two 23 yr olds. They were overdue at Cockley Beck coming down from Scafell Pike, presumably lost somewhere in upper Eskdale. The group had no torches. The Langdale Ambleside MRT were also alerted by Wasdale MRT. A full callout took place. Before the team were deployed on the fell the missing group turned up safe and well at Wha House Farm, Eskdale. A number of team members turned out for the search. Incident stood down at 12.45 a.m.

Incident Type
Location Upper Eskdale

Incident started at 23:58.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-37/