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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Wed 8th Apr 2009 – Alert

Two walkers in their early 20s (male and female) found themselves lost in a deep gulley whilst descending from Scafell Pike. A telephone call from the Team Leader established that they were well down Piers Gill above the first waterfall step. He gave them directions to get themselves out of danger and back to the main descent path. No further action necessary. Incident closed at 7.13 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 17:21 and ended at 19:13 making 1.9 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 2117508249 (604m). Total man hours: 1.9

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2009-27/