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Broad Crag – Tue 25th Oct 2005 – Alert

Call from Workington Police regarding father and 15 yr old daughter lost on Scafell Pike. The father had rung for assistance from their mobile phone and was on steep, rocky ground, having lost the path. Contact was established by phone and from his description the team leader took it that they had lost the main path at Broad Crag. We believed they were overlooking crags above the Piers Gill area. The father was given directions to find the main path again and there was a further call at 3.15pm, in which they confirmed they’d now found the path and met others who also confirmed their location. Incident closed at 3.15pm

Incident Type
Location Broad Crag

Incident started at 14:30 and ended at 15:15 making 0.8 hrs in total.

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