85 in 2008
Upper Eskdale
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Team contacted by police to help a 52 yr old and 18 yr old father and son who were lost somewhere on the descent from Scafell via Slightside on the Eskdale side. The father had a previous tendon injury and was worried about proceeding further. They had no torches but otherwise were well equipped. 11 team members turned out along with two SARDA search dogs (Langdale & Sedburgh). The lost pair were found by dog Rosie and her Wasdale handler at Bull How . The father and son were walked back down to their car. Incident closed at around 1:00 hrs

Incident started at 21:00 and ended at 01:00 making 4 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20550 01982 (altitude 297 m). Total rescuer hours: 44