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Scafell Pike – Sun 23rd Oct 2005 – Alert

Telephone call from the police to respond to a ‘999’ call from a group of four walkers from the Bristol area who had walked the Corridor Route up the top of Scafell Pike and then made a navigational error and descended via the south side of Scafell Pike and down Cam Spout. They had then worked their way back up through the terraces onto the ridge between Slightside and Scafell before descending by the Green How route. They had phoned again as they were descending the scree to say that they were nearly down at Brackenclose. Incident closed around 9.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 18:34.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2005-3/