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Bowfell – Fri 8th Feb 2008 – Callout 6 in 2008

Wasdale were asked to assist in the search for two lost young male walkers, believed to be on Crinkle Crags. They had a torch but were lost in mist. 10 team members were involved plus two SARDA search dogs (Pippi and Rosie) from the Wasdale Team, with their handlers. Parties were sent up Mosedale from Cockley Beck and from Brotherikeld parties to Upper Eskdale. The two walkers were located safe and well at 1:00 hrs by the Langdale team, 500 metres east of Ore Gap, near the summit of Bowfell. They were walked off the mountain via Angle Tarn by the LAMRT. The Wasdale Base was closed down at 3:00 hrs

Incident Type
Location Bowfell
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Incident started at 21:51 and ended at 03:00 making 5.2 hrs in total. There were 10 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2432 0716 (818m). Total man hours: 52

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