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Slight Side, Scafell – Sat 5th Oct 2013 – Callout 59 in 2013 (limited)

We were contacted about a man who was reported to have lost contact with the other members of his party and was now unsure of his location. Using SARLOC his position was established to be on Horn Crag on Slight Side, the southern termination of Scafell’s summit ridge. Three team members who had just been dropped near Greta Gill on the Helicopter training may their way over to Slight Side, found the man and then walked him back to Wasdale. Incident closed 17:30, 10 WMRT involved.

Incident Type
Location Slight Side, Scafell

Incident started at 14:30 and ended at 17:30 making 3 hrs in total. There were 10 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2117 0491 (684m). Total man hours: 30

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/slight-side-scafell-sat-5th-oct-2013/