73 in 2009
Broad Crag

Callout by the police for a male and female walkers in their late 20’s who were lost on their descent from Scafell Pike to Seathwaite. From their description to the Team Leader, it put them in the area between Broad Crag and Calf Cove. Although instructions were being given to get them back to a path it was becoming obvious that they were not going to be able to make their way down. Just as the team were to be mobilised, the police called back to advise that the lost walkers had stumbled upon another walker and were able to make their own way back down via Esk Hause. Incident closed at 5.45 p.m. No further action necessary

Incident started at 16:49 and ended at 17:45 making 0.9 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 2247 0779 (altitude 870 m). Total rescuer hours: 0.9