16 in 2008

Team paged by Police. Lady in her mid 40’s reported overdue by her partner who was waiting at Hollins campsite, Eskdale. The missing person had last been heard at 12.00 p.m. saying that she was “in trouble” and heading back. She was training for an endurance event on Scafell / Scafell Pike. The Team leader and a couple of other team members waited at the base whilst the Wasdale Head campsite was checked by a further team member for a lady fitting that description. She was quickly located, putting up her tent. Incident was stood down at 5.30 p.m. – only 4 team members involved

Incident started at 16:30 and ended at 17:30 making 1 hrs in total. There were 4 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY1834 0760 (altitude 68 m). Total rescuer hours: 4