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A WMRT / SARDA dog handler was asked to assist Keswick MRT with a search for a lost group of 9 on Allen Crags after Langdale Ambleside MRT had searched for the group near Esk Hause with no success. Wasdale MRT base was manned to support the dog handler and navigator. After 6 hrs the group hadn’t been located and KMRT and SARDA stood down till the morning. At this point further information came in and LAMRT located them near Ore Gap around 11:00 hrs Weather conditions were bad but not as severe as forecast. 3 team members involved. Base closed at 6:35 hrs on the Sunday

Incident started at 23:15 and ended at 06:35 making 7.3 hrs in total. There were 3 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 24067 07184 (altitude 780 m). Total rescuer hours: 22