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Scafell Pike – Sat 5th Nov 2016 – Callout 67 in 2016

The team was called out with Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, Keswick Mountain Rescue Team and Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team to search for five missing members of a very large group on Scafell Pike. They were found just before midnight by Keswick team members near the footbridge below Styhead Tarn. Conditions were cold with a bitter wind.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike
Other Agencies , ,

Incident started at 18:40 and ended at 01:57 making 7.3 hrs in total. There were 16 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 223 102 (424m). Total man hours: 117

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/scafell-pike-sat-5th-nov-2016/