118 in 2009

An informant in Keswick had reported a 25yr old female friend hadn’t returned from a solo walk up Scafell from Boot in Eskdale and that she couldn’t contact her on her mobile. Whilst 2 team members were searching the car parks in Eskdale for the car the informant rang back to say her friend had rung her from her home near Durham to say that she had lost her phone on the hill. 3 team members involved. Based closed at 10.15 p.m.

Incident started at 19:41 and ended at 22:15 making 2.6 hrs in total. There were 3 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 8