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Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Aug 2007 – Callout 44 in 2007 (limited)

The team were paged to assist 4 young male walkers who were lost on the summit of Scafell Pike. A limited callout was made and 4 team members searched the summit of the Pike and found the lost walkers at midnight above Chambers Crags, a hundred meters to the east of the summit cairn overlooking Little Narrowcove and Upper Eskdale . They were cold in low cloud but fit enough to walk back down with the team. Incident closed at around 3:00 hrs

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 21:48 and ended at 03:00 making 5.2 hrs in total. There were 4 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2169 0720 (917m). Total man hours: 21

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