- 13 in 2021
- Alert — Lost
- Piers Gill, Scafell Pike
- Hill Fog, Low Cloud, Rain
Cumbria police alerted the team leader of a group of four people attempting the three peaks challenge, they had become lost when descending Scafell Pike.
An initial phone find located the group by Piers Gill, a notorious accident black spot. After numerous telephone conversations with the group and 12x subsequent phone find location indicators the lost people were guided safely off the mountain without having to call out the rest of the team.
A great example of technology working in our favour.
Incident started at 03:46 and ended at 05:30 making 1.7 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY21210800.