- 85 in 2007
- Callout — Overdue
- Upper Eskdale
- Other Agencies
- Duddon & Furness MRT, Keswick MRT, Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs
At the same time as incident 69, the team were asked to assist Keswick MRT in a search for another 2 fell walkers who were several hours overdue. After a long search in atrocious weather they were found at 3:30 hrs in Upper Eskdale and escorted to the road before being taken back to their hotel in Keswick by Keswick MRT vehicle.Duddon and Furness team and SARDA (Lakes) assisted in both searches. Around 35 mountain rescuers were involved and the rescue lasted 7 hours.
Incident started at 23:40 and ended at 06:40 making 7 hrs in total. There were 35 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2284 0676 (altitude 440 m). Total rescuer hours: 245