The team were paged by the police to respond to a ‘999’ call for assistance. Tw0 60 yr old females were reported long overdue from a walk onto Great Gable. They were expected back at Honister Pass at Approximately 3.30 p.m. but had good equipment and there was nothing that put them in a high risk category. Following discussions with the deputy leaders it was decided to review again at 7.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. before opting to search. The two ladies turned up safe and well at 7.,30 p.m. No action was necessary from the team other than phone calls by the team leader.
Incident started at 17:38 and ended at 19:30 making 1.9 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved. Total rescuer hours: 1.9