The police paged the team following a ‘999’ call from walkers lost on the summit of Great Gable – their location was known but they were unable to get themselves down – a limited call out ensued and Wasdale team members walked them down from the summit to Styhead where they were met by team members from the Keswick MRT who walked them back to Seathwaite. 6 Wasdale members involved and the incident was closed at around 8.00 p.m.
Incident started at 16:22 and ended at 20:00 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 6 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21055 10275 (altitude 887 m). Total rescuer hours: 22