57 in 2007
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The Wasdale group of 6 were returning to their vehicle at Stockley Bridge. Just as they arrived at Stockley Bridge, Keswick MRT were paged by the Police to attend to a group of 4 male walkers who were lost and had given a grid reference which placed them on top of Seathwaite Fell. The Wasdale group of 6 about turned and searched Seathwaite with nothing found. The search continued and covered the Esk Hause / Angle Tarn area due to further information being received by text messages from the party. They were eventually located on Glaramara at around 9.00 p.m. Weather was very poor with cloud down to 1,500 feet. The four walkers were walked off the fell to Seatoller where they caught a taxi back to Langdale. Incident closed at 11.30 p.m. 7 Wasdale team members on the fell plus 2 or 3 Keswick team members on Keswick Control.

Incident started at 17:00 and ended at 21:00 making 4 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2442 0996 (altitude 730 m). Total rescuer hours: 28