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Scafell Pike – Fri 24th Jun 2011 – Callout 37 in 2011 (limited)

A father and son became separated during a descent from Scafell Pike summit. Despite a prolonged effort the father was unable to find his son in the area last seen and was forced to return to Langdale where he raised the alarm. Wasdale team had initiated a check of the Eskdale road and during this police contacted the team to say the missing son had turned up safe and well a bit further up the valley. Langdale team had also been helping with a visit to the father to gather information and a check of roads on their side and we were able to take the son to meet the Langdale team members at Cockley beck. Incident closed around 19:30.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 17:55 and ended at 19:30 making 1.6 hrs in total. There were 3 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 4.8

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-18/