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Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Sep 2010 – Callout 51 in 2010 (limited)

Call came into the team at 4.00 p.m. from Langdale and Ambleside team. A male lone walker was on the summit plateau of Scafell Pike (Car at Old Dungeon Gill, Langdale). Efforts to encourage him to find his own way down were unsuccessful so a limited call out was made. Seven team members including a SARDA (Lakes) dog handler attended. The walker was located on the summit by Search dog Rosie and he was walked back down to Brackenclose, Wasdale Head. He was given a lift to Gosforth where a taxi took him back to his car in Langdale. Incident closed at 10.00 p.m. –

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

Incident started at 18:22 and ended at 22:00 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21667 07229 (948m). Total man hours: 25

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-60/