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Upper Eskdale – Mon 1st Aug 2005 – Callout 28 in 2005 (limited)

Whilst the team were searching for the two missing walkers (see 5/33) another group of three walkers had become lost on Scafell Pike and mistakenly descended the Eskdale side. They were well down the valley but still high and had no lights apart from key torches which they had used to get where they were. A limited call out was made and two team members with search dogs went up to walk them off the mountain back down to Brotherikeld. July 2005

Incident Type
Location Upper Eskdale

Incident started at 00:30. There were 2 Wasdale team members involved.

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