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Scafell Pike – Fri 22nd Dec 2006 – Callout 54 in 2006

Request from Cumbria police to search for a pair of male walkers (30 and 18). They had set off from Brackenclose to climb Scafell Pike via Hollowstones and Mickledore. They completed the walk to the summit but became lost on the way back down. The team leader waited until 9.30 p.m. before calling the full team out. However after assembling at the base the two walkers managed to get a signal out to advise that they were making their way off the fell. One team members was waiting at their vehicle so as soon as they were safely off the fell the incident was closed at around 10.30 p.m.. The base was close at 10.45 p.m. and there were 24 team members on the incident plus a search dog.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 20:18 and ended at 22:30 making 2.2 hrs in total. There were 24 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 53

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-07-in-2007/