Team called out by the Police following a call from a husband and son who had left the wife in the car on Hardknott Pass to go for a walk on the fell and when they returned the wife was missing. It was established that she could not have walked far. 22 team member along with two Wasdale search dogs were deployed. She was found by a motorist in the valley bottom at Cockley Beck and brought back up to the team’s location. Incident closed at 8.30 p.m.
Incident started at 17:51 and ended at 20:30 making 2.7 hrs in total. There were 22 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 22832 01472 (altitude 380 m). Total rescuer hours: 59