We were called by Police about a walker reporting himself stuck whilst descending awkward ground above Hardknott Pass in Eskdale. The team went to search in the area suggested but could not find the walker, who subsequently phoned in to say he had managed to get himself off the fell and was now back at his car.
Incident started at 14:53 and ended at 18:30 making 3.6 hrs in total. There were 10 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY210 005 (altitude 283 m). Total rescuer hours: 36