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Scafell Pike – Sat 25th Nov 2017 – Callout 100 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a walker reported overdue from a trip up Scafell Pike the previous day. Car parks and roads in Wasdale & Eskdale were checked by Police and team members but no trace of the walkers vehicle was found. A limited search was started later on to look again for the missing walkers vehicle but as we were assembling the walker called in to confirm they were safe & well and had spent the night at Wasdale Campsite. A case of mis-communication.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 01:20 and ended at 09:00 making 7.7 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY215072 (963m). Total man hours: 92

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-25th-nov-2017/