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Slight Side, Scafell – Sat 10th Nov 2012 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a group of 2 who were walking on the Slight Side ridge of Scafell and been caught in a snow storm. Unfortunately their compass had fallen to bits and they were now disorientated. Fortunately by the time we phoned the weather had improved slightly and they were able to walk off themselves after some directions towards Burnmoor Tarn and back to Boot.

Incident Type
Location Slight Side, Scafell

Incident started at 14:20 and ended at 16:30 making 2.2 hrs in total.

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