Whilst fell running on Dent Fell (near Egremont) a group runners noticed an abandoned tent near the summit. The tent contained articles that suggested that there had been celebrations and that the occupant(s) may have still been out on the fell. The police asked the team to investigate. 5 team members attended and carried out a search of the summit area. No one was found and there had been no reports of missing persons. The incident was stood down at around 2.00 p.m. with no further action requested by the police.
Incident started at 11:33 and ended at 14:00 making 2.5 hrs in total. There were 5 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 04250 12700 (altitude 330 m). Total rescuer hours: 13