We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who reported themselves cragfast in the Great Hell Gate area on Great Gable after taking a wrong turn on their descent. Their precise position was established using PhoneFind then a small team went on the fell to find the group, provide them with helmets and warm clothing and then walk them back to Wasdale via the Climbers Traverse path.
Incident started at 16:10 and ended at 21:26 making 5.3 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2104 0994. Total rescuer hours: 37