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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Oct 2007 – Alert

‘999’ mobile call to Cumbria police from walkers who were lost after descending Scafell Pike. The team leader established that they were located at the corner of Piers Gill where it comes up against Straight Gill (less than 50 metres from the incident 72). He advised them to retrace their steps to the wall at the head of Piers Gill and turn right which would take them back to Brakenclose via brown tongue. The couple phoned the team leader up at 6.00 p.m. when they were down safely. Incident closed at 5.30 p.m. and not logged as an official team incident.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 15:35 and ended at 17:30 making 1.9 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY 2110 0827 (605m).

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