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A call was received from Cumbria Police about a party of four walkers (in two separate groups) attempting to walk around Wast Water. However, one of the walkers was struggling to negotiate the boulder field and felt they could not continue in either direction.
A full callout was made and a shore party and boat team were tasked to help. On arrival, one group of two had reversed their route to easier ground back to Wasdale Head, and the others were transferred by boat to the pump house at the western end of the lake to complete their walk.

Incident started at 14:33 and ended at 18:53 making 4.3 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY154047. Total rescuer hours: 60