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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Dec 2003 – Callout 51 in 2003

The team were called by the police to respond to a call from the Borrowdale YHA. A male walker in his late 30s had set off from Seathwaite at 0900 hrs that morning to climb Scafell Pike and had not returned. Wasdale, Keswick, Duddon & Furness plus six SARDA dog handlers were called out to search the Scafell massif. The missing person was found safe and well although cold and wet, at the stream junction of Greta Ghyll and Piers Ghyll at 0215 hrs. He was fit enough to be walked off the mountain. The incident was closed down at 0500 hrs. Some photos here

Incident Type
Location Corridor Route, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 23:34 and ended at 05:00 making 5.4 hrs in total.

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