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Lingmell – Sun 5th May 2013 – Callout 21 in 2013 (limited)

We were contacted by the Police about a family of 4 who had become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. After speaking with them on the phone it was likely they were in the rough ground between Piers & Straight Gill on the north side of Lingmell. A limited callout was initiated to locate them, then walk back down to Wasdale.
Incident closed 20:30. 11 Team members involved.

Incident Type
Location Lingmell

Incident started at 16:30 and ended at 20:30 making 4 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2105 0815 (720m). Total man hours: 44

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/lingmell-sun-5th-may-2013/