83 in 2010
Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

Call came into the team at 4.00 p.m. from Langdale and Ambleside team. A male lone walker was on the summit plateau of Scafell Pike (Car at Old Dungeon Gill, Langdale). Efforts to encourage him to find his own way down were unsuccessful so a limited call out was made. Seven team members including a SARDA (Lakes) dog handler attended. The walker was located on the summit by Search dog Rosie and he was walked back down to Brackenclose, Wasdale Head. He was given a lift to Gosforth where a taxi took him back to his car in Langdale. Incident closed at 10.00 p.m. –

Incident started at 18:22 and ended at 22:00 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21667 07229 (altitude 948 m). Total rescuer hours: 25