‘999’ mobile call from three walkers, believed to be on the summit of Scafell Pike and gave a grid location in Latitude and Longitude. Their map had blown away and it was dark with bad weather forecasted and snow laying above 2,500 feet. They were located safe and well at 6.12 p.m. in Quagrigg Moss on the western flanks of Scafell and taken back down to the valley bottom. Incident closed at around 8.00 p.m. with 4 team members involved.
Incident started at 16:24 and ended at 20:00 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 4 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2116708212 (altitude 590 m). Total rescuer hours: 14