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Lingmell – Thu 22nd Aug 2019 – Callout 42 in 2019 (limited)

Weather : Low Cloud

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost whilst descending from Scafell Pike. Using PhoneFind their position was determining as being on Lingmell Nose. They were given some directions over the phone by the Team Leader. However, after losing contact with the group for nearly two hours a limited callout was made to ensure that they were down safely. Whilst we were deploying they call in safe and well, off the hill.

Incident Type
Location Lingmell

Incident started at 17:00 and ended at 19:30 making 2.5 hrs in total. There were 8 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY20370794. Total man hours: 20

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/thu-22nd-aug-2019/