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Great Gable
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A call was received from Cumbria Police via Cockermouth MRT who were originally assigned the call. A group of walkers could see lights that appeared to them to be flashing on the climbers traverse path on Great Gable and they were concerned that they were trying to summon help.
A team member in the valley was tasked to observe further. After watching for a while progress from the group was steady, their lights did not appears to be flashing and they were in direct sight of Wasdale Head. A false alarm with good intent.

Incident started at 23:07 and ended at 01:11 making 2.1 hrs in total. There were 3 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 6