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Oliver Gill, Scafell – Sat 27th Jul 2019 – Callout 36 in 2019 (limited)

Soon after the previous incident closed we were called again by Police about 3 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst descending Scafell Pike. They had descended into Eskdale and then contoured round the side of Scafell to try to get back to Wasdale Head before becoming benighted near Oliver Gill. Their position was determined using PhoneFind and then a small team went on the fell to get to their position, re-warm and then walk them back to Wasdale Head.

Incident Type
Location Oliver Gill, Scafell

Incident started at 21:22 and ended at 02:13 making 4.9 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY1933 0476. Total man hours: 34

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/oliver-gill-scafell-sat-27th-jul-2019/