Police paged the team to respond to a ‘999’ call from two male walkers who had become lost descending from the summit of Scafell Pike – the team leader called them on their mobile phone, established that their location was in the Piers Gill area and talked them both back down to Brackenclose at Wasdale Head. Not recorded as an official incident as wheels didn’t roll – incident closed at 8.00 p.m.
Incident started at 16:29 and ended at 20:00 making 3.5 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved. Total rescuer hours: 3.5