Call came in from the Police regarding a single male (plus dog) reported to be lost but on the summit of Pillar. He was given instructions (by mobile phone) on how to use the map and compass he did have with him and subsequently made his own way down, confirming that he was safely off the mountain at 11.30pm.
Incident started at 20:00 and ended at 23:30 making 3.5 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 17112 12107 (altitude 883 m). Total rescuer hours: 3.5