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Scafell Pike – Sat 8th Aug 2009 – Callout 51 in 2009

Team were paged by the police following a ‘999’ call for overdue walkers doing the 3 peaks challenge. A 29 yr old male and 32 yr old female left Wasdale at 5.00 p.m. on the Saturday with an expected return of 9.30 p.m. When they failed to phone in later that evening the alarm was raised. The team leader decided to wait until the morning before calling the team out. At 8:20 hrs a full team callout was made. The missing walkers turned up at Boot around 9:30 hrs and were driving back round to Wasdale by some friendly walkers. 19 team members were involved and the incident was stood down around 10:00 hrs

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Location Scafell Pike
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Incident started at 01:58 and ended at 10:00 making 8 hrs in total. There were 19 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 152

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