Our Callout Archive: Piers Gill – Scafell Pike

Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 12th May 2002 – Callout 18 in 2002

The team were called out to help an injured male walker in his late fifties. He had fallen and was reported to be falling in and out of consciousness at the bottom of the rock step. His location was given as half a mile south of Styhead. The advance group was split into two search …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Oct 2001 – Callout 24 in 2001

Call from Workington Police to assist 3 exhausted walkers on Lingmel. This rescue started small but ended as a major stretcher lower over and down extremely difficult terrain. The group of 12 had found themselves on the wrong side of Piers Gyll, high on the fell below Lingmel craggs. One member of the group had …

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