Pager message from Workington Police regarding lost walkers. Three walkers hade been doing the Mosedale Horseshoe and after completing Pillar had made a navigation error in the mist where the path forks on the ascent of Red Pike. They were called on their mobile by the team leader and their position established. They were given instructions on how to get safely down off the mountain to Overbeck car park. To ensure they were safely down five team members were called out to check the Overbeck and Mosedale descent routes. They managed to get down with no further assistance and were met at the car park. Incident closed at 7.30 p.m.
Incident started at 17:50 and ended at 19:30 making 1.7 hrs in total. There were 5 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 9