We were alerted by Cockermouth MRT to an elderly gentleman missing on Great Gable. They managed to make contact with him and found he was able to see buildings. We sent a vehicle to Wasdale Head and Keswick sent a vehicle to Seathwaite who then flashed their blue lights which he could see. Cockermouth passed to job to Keswick to deal with and we stood down.
Incident started at 19:44 and ended at 19:59 making 0.3 hrs in total. There were 2 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 215 105 (altitude 746 m). Total rescuer hours: 0.6