A mobile phone call came into the Police from a group of walkers who were descending Great Gable and could hear persistent shouts for help coming from the area around the Napes. A full callout was made and around 15 team members attended and made a search of the area. A young 17 year old male walker was found above Sphinx Rock in the gulley. He had fallen and lacerated his hand and injured his knee. He was given casualty care and roped back down the gulley and walked off the mountain. incident closed at around 10.30 p.m.
Incident started at 17:27 and ended at 22:30 making 5.1 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20832 10120 (altitude 732 m). Total rescuer hours: 77