We were called by Police to help a group of 3 walkers who had become stuck in steep loose ground whilst descending the White Napes ridge on Great Gable. We were able to locate them from a flashing light then climbed up to the location. Once on scene the 3 walkers were provided with helmets and climbing harnesses before being walked off on short ropes by team members. Incident closed 23:30, 12 MR involved.
Team called out this evening to help 3 walkers who had become stuck on the steep loose ground on the White Napes Ridge of Great Gable. We sent a small team to help walk them back down to Wasdale.
Incident started at 19:40 and ended at 23:30 making 3.8 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2081 1013 (altitude 726 m). Total rescuer hours: 46