89 in 2019
Kern Knotts, Great Gable

The team was called at 17:47 hrs by Cumbria Police for a pair of walkers lost in the dark on Great Gable.

Their position was established by phonefind to be at the bad step on the New Styhead Path. After a few words of advice from the team leader over the phone, they were able to continue the descent to Wasdale Head.

A limited callout was made to meet them as their torch battery had expired and they were only left with the lights on their phones.

Incident started at 17:47 and ended at 20:30 making 2.7 hrs in total. There were 6 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2156409457. Total rescuer hours: 16