Cumbria Police paged the team to ask for assistance to rescue 2 male walkers who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike. They had met up with another pair of walkers, who themselves had got lost, but were now separated from them and no idea where they were but could see torches in the far distance which they believed were the other two. The weather conditions were atrocious with high winds and driving sleet. They were eventually found by the team members locating the other two walkers (see 2008/4). Incident closed at 11.30 p.m. with 6 team members involved.
Incident started at 18:27 and ended at 23:30 making 5.1 hrs in total. There were 6 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2132 0449 (altitude 465 m). Total rescuer hours: 31