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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 27th Aug 2011 – Alert

Call from police.  Two seperate groups lost on Scafell Pike but now joined together (Total of 7 lost persons).  The Team Leader was able to identify their position as between Piers Ghyll and the Bad Step on the Corridor Route.  None of the casulaties had a map or compass.  They were given instructions to follow and walked back over Lingmell Col down Ligmell nose to the Wasdale valley.  A number of telephone calls were required to given instructions and encouragment.  The incident closed at 23:00 with no requirement for team members on the hill.

Incident Type
Location Corridor Route, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 20:14 and ended at 23:00 making 2.8 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 21772 08274 (629m). Total man hours: 2.8

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2-groups-lost-on-corridor-route-scafell-pike/