Walker Dies on Scafell

Walker Dies on Scafell

12/12/12 Walker falls 600ft from Scafell and sustains fatal injuries

Walker Falls from Lord's Rake and Sustains Fatal Injuries

A walker fell 600ft from the Lord's Rake on Scafell and sustains fatal injuries.

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From the information available it looks like the walker did not have with him the appropriate equipment for the winter conditions. Routes must be planned to take account of the actual or likely condition of the hills, and escape routes planned should a retreat from the mountain be required if conditions deteriorate.