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Scafell Pike – Fri 4th Jun 2004 – Callout 15 in 2004

The team were alerted by Keswick MRT who had been notified by the police to search for a missing 9yr old boy on Scafell Pike. The missing boy had been last seen by his father at 1430 hrs when they became separated in mist. They had set off from Wasdale Head that morning at 1000hrs, reached the top of Scafell Pike and then descended into upper Eskdale via Cam Spout. They ascended to Esk Hause and became separated. The team had assembled at Millforge and an advance group had already set off when the call came back in to say that the son had been found safe and well. The advance group carried on up to Wasdale Head to meet up with the young boy and then walked up the Styhead path to meet the father who was returning from his own search of the area. Once re-united the incident was stood down and Mill Forge base at Gosforth was closed at 2000 hrs.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 17:29 and ended at 20:00 making 2.5 hrs in total.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-18-in-2004/