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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Feb 2011 – Callout 5 in 2011 (limited)

Two walkers from Leeds were descending from Scafell Pike in thick mist looking for the corridor route. They became disorientated around the top of Piers Gill and lost the path. They were located on the Lingmell side of the gill near the wall then walked back down to Brackenclose. Incident closed 10.00 p.m. 7 team members involved.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 18:00 and ended at 22:00 making 4 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21300 07900 (701m). Total man hours: 28

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-5/