Two walkers reported themselves as lost to Cumbria Police after they had become disorientated in poor weather and visibility after descending to the lower slopes of Scafell Pike on their return journey. The Team Leader was able to locate the lost persons via a PhoneFind and then safely talk them down to the valley floor after which the log could be closed.
Incident started at 16:55 and ended at 18:57 making 2 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY201074. Total rescuer hours: 2