Incidents — Middleboot Knotts

Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Tue 31st Oct 2017 – Callout 96 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. Using Sarloc their position was established as Middleboot Knotts below the Corridor Route in difficult terrain.  After initial attempts to guide them off the hill over the phone failed,  a small team headed up the hill. The walkers were …

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Thu 31st Jul 2014 – Callout 31 in 2014

The team was called to assist a lone female who had become lost and fallen on Scafell Pike. A search was mounted by Wasdale MRT & The Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team. The female was located at 01:55 on very serious ground near to Middleboot Knotts. She was treated for a minor head injury …

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Thu 29th May 2014 – Alert

We were called by Police about a party of 4 reporting themselves lost on Scafell Pike. From the coordinates given they were located at Middleboot Knotts by Piers Gill. After some advice and directions from the team leader they were then able to make their own way off the mountain.

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Apr 2013 – Callout 17 in 2013 (limited)

We were contacted by the Police about a couple who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike. We were able to locate them using their smart phone and then they were walked off the mountain by team members. 8 Team Members involved

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Thu 25th Oct 2012 – Callout 61 in 2012

We were contacted by Police about a couple who had become lost somewhere in the Middleboots Knotts area on Scafell Pike whilst trying to get off the mountain. It was now dark and they were unable to find the path. Attempts were made to get them moving again but in the end a …

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Middleboot Knotts, Scafell Pike – Sun 23rd Mar 2008 – Callout 14 in 2008

Team paged by Police. Three male walkers in their early 20s had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike. They were attempting the Three Peaks Challenge and had climbed Ben Nevis the previous day. They were well equipped but had made a navigational error. Weather conditions were very poor with driving snow, strong winds …

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