We were contacted by the Police about a family of 4 who had become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. After speaking with them on the phone it was likely they were in the rough ground between Piers & Straight Gill on the north side of Lingmell. A limited callout was initiated to locate them, then walk back down to Wasdale.
Incident closed 20:30. 11 Team members involved.
Incident started at 16:30 and ended at 20:30 making 4 hrs in total. There were 11 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2105 0815 (altitude 720 m). Total rescuer hours: 44