The team was called out to help a group of three who were lost on their way back to Seathwaite. They were located quickly using smart phone technology below the Slight Side ridge of Scafell above Eskdale. A group of five team members went to walk the lost group back to Eskdale.
The group did not a have suitable torch or map. At this time of year the nights are upon us very quickly, please take a decent torch out with you!
Incident started at 18:30 and ended at 01:15 making 6.8 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21317 05609 (altitude 723 m). Total rescuer hours: 48