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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sun 6th Mar 2011 – Callout 8 in 2011

Callout from the Police for a female walker who had become separated from her partner in the Lingmel Col area on their descent from Scafell Pike into Wasdale.  The male partner had returned to the valley bottom whilst the female had continued to the summit.  On her descent she became lost and benighted with no torch.  She was eventually located safe and well just to the south west of Round How above the Corridor Route, not far from the top of Piers Gill.  She was located at around 10.30 p.m. and walked back to Wasdale Head.  13 team members attended.  Incident closed at around 1.30 a.m.

Incident Type
Location Corridor Route, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 19:44 and ended at 01:30 making 5.8 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21825 08082 (719m). Total man hours: 75

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-2/