The team was paged following a ‘999’ call from a mobile. A male walker had ascended Scafell into the cloud and having reached the summit plateau was lost. He had walked to a point where he was looking down a very deep ghyll (actually Deep Gyhll). The deputy team leader talked the man down safely without having to mobilize the team. Incident closed around 6.00 p.m.
Incident started at 14:26 and ended at 18:00 making 3.6 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 20830 06707 (altitude 937 m). Total rescuer hours: 3.6