For the third time in four days Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to assist walkers who had become lost in cloud and darkness. Today a party of three walkers had become disorientated in cloud on their way up Scafell Pike. They turned back but were unable to navigate their way off the mountain in the cloud and darkness. Contact made by mobile phone enabled the team leader to establish their approximate position and they were located at 7.00 p.m.
Incident started at 16:53. Incident occured at NY 21107 07617 (altitude 793 m).