The team was called out at 16:15 to assist 2 people lost in the upper Esk below Scafell Pike. The team mounted a search and located the pair just above the Cam Spout waterfall. The pair were re-warmed and walked back to Eskdale.
Please remember to take a torch, even if you think you have plenty of time.
Incident started at 16:15 and ended at 00:00 making 7.8 hrs in total. There were 21 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 218 060 (altitude 446 m). Total rescuer hours: 164