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Broad Crag – Thu 4th Aug 2011 – Callout 49 in 2011

Team Members on Lingmell Nose

Team Members on Lingmell Nose

While the team were finishing the rescue at the top of Piers Gill, a further call came in from Cumbria Police to respond to a male walker in his early 20’s who had become lost whilst climbing Scafell Pike. He was tackling the three peaks on his own, cycling between the three mountains. He had left Langdale earlier that day. He was quickly located by the advance group and walked back down to Brackenclose. He was dropped off at the Wasdale Head Inn where accommodation had been kindly organised. His plan was to walk back to Langdale the following day.

Incident Type
Location Broad Crag

Incident started at 17:56 and ended at 23:30 making 5.6 hrs in total. There were 16 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21860 07554 (927m). Total man hours: 90

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/broad-crag-2/