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Patterdale MRT assist with major search in the Central Lakes

January 5, 2022

December 30, 2021 06:30

At 06:47 on Thursday 30th December Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team received a request to assist Wasdale MRT with a search for a man and his 11 year old son who had gone missing after setting out to climb Scarfell the previous day. 

The search had been started the previous evening.  A vehicle and 4 team members were deployed as a search party on the ground, joining volunteers from many of the other Lake District Teams.  Two other team members assisted with strategic coordination and search management.

The incident concluded at 11:15 after the missing party managed to made their own way down to Boot.