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Scafell Pike – Tue 1st Aug 2006 – Callout 29 in 2006

‘999’ call taken by Cumbria Ambulance Control and passed onto the Police who paged the team. A 16 yrs old girl with her teenage boyfriend, both from Essex were stuck in bad weather on the summit of Scafell Pike and she was feeling unwell. They had started their walk earlier that day by catching a bus to Seatoller and then walking to Seathwaite and up to the summit of Scafell Pike. A full team callout was made and 20 team members assembled. She was found in the stonewalled shelter on the summit and after being warmed with dry clothing was walked back down. The incident was closed at 10.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 16:40 and ended at 22:00 making 5.3 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 106

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