We were called by police about 2 walkers who had become lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. Using “phonefind” technology, their location was pinpointed as Broad Crag, on steep craggy round to the north of the summit.
A small group of team members found them and assisted them off the bad ground, safeguarded by ropes. They then walked down to Wasdale with the team members.
Incident started at 14:17 and ended at 23:11 making 8.9 hrs in total. There were 8 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY21970775 . Total rescuer hours: 71