Call Out Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Call Out Time: 5:35 pm
Stood Down Time: 7:42 pm
Team / Agency: Wasdale MRT. Keswick MRT, Duddon MRT
Full dogs / Local Dogs: Local dog
Search Dogs Involved: Isla
Call Out Details:
A 37 year old male, an experienced wild camper, failed to return from a planned trip up Scafell Pike from Seathwaite. This call initially went to Wasdale MRT, so they co-ordinated the rescue. Keswick MRT sent a small group, along with Search Dog Isla and her handler Martin Bell to search the main routes from the Borrowdale side up to the Pike.
Call Out Conclusion:
Martin and Isla encountered the missing man near the Trust bridge, on the way up to Sty Head. He was unhurt, just overdue, and dog & handler accompanied him down to Seathwaite Farm.