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Upper Eskdale – Sat 29th Oct 2005 – Callout 45 in 2005

Whist searching for the missing mother and son (see incident 48 below) two of the Wasdale team members went to assist a group of five young walkers who had set off from Wasdale earlier that day to climb Scafell Pike and became lost on the summit, descending into Eskdale by mistake. They were found on the Heron Crag side of the river Esk and were walked back down the valley to Brotherilkeld.

Incident Type
Location Upper Eskdale

Incident started at 22:30.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-49-in-2005/