Report from police – missing male. mid-late 40’s on 3 peaks challenge, failed to turn up at Seathwaite having set off at 3.50am. Informant Organiser at Seathwaite said that the missing person got split up from the rest of the party on the return from the summit because he was slower than them. The second group saw him on the boulder field on Broad Crag as they were ascending but didn’t see him on their return (via Esk Hause). He had full waterproofs, map, hat, poles, sac & spare food. The missing person turned up safely at Seathwaite before a call-out was initiated. Incident closed 15.15.
Incident started at 12:21 and ended at 15:15 making 2.9 hrs in total.