Team paged by Cumbria Police. Two ladies lost on the Corridor route between Styhead and Scafell Pike. They were unable to cross the bad step at Greta Gill. They were met by a passing American walker who was helping them find an alternative route. The Team leader persuaded them on the phone to walk down via Brown Tongue from Lingmel Col. At 11.00 p.m. the decision was made to open the Rescue Base at Gosforth and for the Team leader to go on the hill and assist them down. The police were informed of the situation. Contact was made on Brown Tongue at 11.40 p.m. Base was closed at 2:00 hrs Two team members were involved.
Incident started at 20:47 and ended at 02:00 making 5.2 hrs in total. There were 2 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21907 08579 (altitude 609 m). Total rescuer hours: 10