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Scafell – Sun 29th Nov 2009 – Callout 92 in 2009

‘999’ mobile call from three walkers, believed to be on the summit of Scafell Pike and gave a grid location in Latitude and Longitude. Their map had blown away and it was dark with bad weather forecasted and snow laying above 2,500 feet. They were located safe and well at 6.12 p.m. in Quagrigg Moss on the western flanks of Scafell and taken back down to the valley bottom. Incident closed at around 8.00 p.m. with 4 team members involved.

Incident Type
Location Scafell

Incident started at 16:24 and ended at 20:00 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 4 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2116708212 (590m). Total man hours: 14

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