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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 4th Aug 2011 – Callout 48 in 2011 (limited)

Two walkers, male and female on Scafell Pike and reported themselves lost somewhere in the region of Piers Gill in low cloud. As their general location was known from the description they gave and they were relatively safe, a limited callout was instigated and 8 team members located the lost walkers on Lingmel Col. They were walked back down to Brackenclose at Wasdale Head. The incident was closed at 5.30 p.m. just in time for the second incident of the day, 30 minutes later.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 12:56 and ended at 18:00 making 5.1 hrs in total. There were 8 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21142 07904 (729m). Total man hours: 41

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