Flashing lights seen high on Great Gable on the climbers traverse. Six flashes were seen in response to the three flash call. A limited callout was made to investigate the distress signals. Thankfully no-one was injured and the family of five plus a friend were safely walked down to the valley bottom. A clear night, cold with little wind. Incident closed down at 2200 hrs.
Incident started at 18:28 and ended at 22:00 making 3.5 hrs in total.