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Scafell – Tue 12th Oct 2010 – Callout 61 in 2010

Two walkers, male and female in their early 60’s were long overdue on a walk from Scafell (Eskdale side) to Brackenclose. They did not have a torch and had a medical history. Around 15 team members attended along with a SARDA (Lakes) Search dog. The missing couple were quickly located by Search dog Ollie at the old Peat Hut ruins on the saddle between Burnmoor Tarn and Brackenclose, Wasdale. They were assisted off the fell. Incident closed around 1.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Scafell
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Incident started at 21:35 and ended at 01:00 making 3.4 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 18265 06372 (213m). Total man hours: 51

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-70/