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Netherbeck, Wasdale – Sat 27th Jan 2007 – Callout 2 in 2007

The team called out to search for a lady walker in her late 20’s who had called the police on her mobile to say she was lost somewhere in the Scoat Tarn area (west side of Red Pike in Wasdale). Around 12 team members searched the area and located the lost person at around 10.30 p.m. in the upper reaches of Netherbeck, below the Scoat tarn area. She was cold and wet but otherwise safe. She was walked off the mountain and the incident was closed at around midnight. She had been heading for Buttermere but had become disorientated in the low cloud.

Incident Type
Location Netherbeck, Wasdale

Incident started at 20:08 and ended at 00:00 making 3.9 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 47

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