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Scafell – Tue 23rd Dec 2008 – Alert

The team was paged following a ‘999’ call from a mobile. A male walker had ascended Scafell into the cloud and having reached the summit plateau was lost. He had walked to a point where he was looking down a very deep ghyll (actually Deep Gyhll). The deputy team leader talked the man down safely without having to mobilize the team. Incident closed around 6.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Scafell

Incident started at 14:26 and ended at 18:00 making 3.6 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 20830 06707 (937m). Total man hours: 3.6

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/alert-in-2009-35/