Call from the Police to answer a ‘999’ call for help from a male and female walker who were stuck on the Screes path alongside Wastwater by the boulder field. The team leader advised on their position and persuaded them to walk in the right direction. They managed to walk off the fell to safety and then onto Santon Bridge. Incident closed later that evening with no requirement for the team to attend.
Incident started at 18:23. Incident occured at NY 15242 04777 (altitude 64 m).