22 in 2012
Greta Gill, Scafell Pike

The team was contacted by the police for a group of four walkers who were lost on descent from Scafell Pike. Their position was determined using their smartphone and they were given instructions off the fell. As darkness fell they were still not down so two team members went up the fell to meet them with additional lights.

Incident started at 18:35 and ended at 23:30 making 4.9 hrs in total. There were 3 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21677 08100 (altitude 656 m). Total rescuer hours: 15