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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 26th Jun 2016 – Callout 32 in 2016

Whilst the first incident was ongoing we got a second call for 2 walkers reporting themselves cragfast on steep ground overlooking a water fall. The precise position was unclear but as we were in the area Piers Gill was a possibility. With the possibility of a technical rescue at the same time as a stretcher carry Duddon team were called to offer assistance. The 2 walkers were found in the ground between Piers and Straight Gill and were walked back down to the valley.

Incident Type
Location Piers Gill, Scafell Pike
Other Agencies ,

Incident started at 10:23 and ended at 13:30 making 3.1 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2113 0817 (628m). Total man hours: 53

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/piers-gill-scafell-pike-sun-26th-jun-2016/