49 in 2012
Criscliffe Knotts, Scafell Pike

We were contacted by Police regarding a group of 4 people on the 3 peaks challenge who had become lost on their descent from Scafell Pike and one of the party was now wet and cold. The team leader tried to establish their position by phone but unfortunately it was not possible to get a good fix and a callout was mounted to search for the group. They were located below Criscliffe Knotts where they were re-warmed before being escorted back to their vehicle in the valley. 14 team members, incident closed 10:30 am

Incident started at 02:26 and ended at 10:30 making 8.1 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY213082 (altitude 654 m). Total rescuer hours: 113