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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 23rd Jul 2009 – Callout 46 in 2009 (limited)

The police received a ‘999’ call from a female lost walker on Scafell Pike with children aged 6 and 8. The group were from Knutsford. The Team Leader was able to talk the lost person and established that they were on the left side of Piers Gill in low cloud with little visibility. They were directed back to the main path on Lingmell Col and back down Brown Tongue. A small group of Wasdale MRT personnel went to escort them back down to their vehicle. They were well equipped and had no injuries. 5 team members were involved and the incident closed at 9.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike

Incident started at 19:20 and ended at 21:30 making 2.2 hrs in total. There were 5 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21227 08007 (663m). Total man hours: 11

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-51-in-2009/