Call came in from the police for a missing male and female walker who had set off for the summit of Scafell Pike early that morning. While the Team Leader was gathering information and checking the car parks for their car, the call came in from the police that they had turned up safe and well. The couples informant had been told to call for assistance if they had not returned by 5.00 p.m. Incident closed with no further action necessary.
Incident started at 17:30 and ended at 19:00 making 1.5 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved. Total rescuer hours: 1.5