As the team were returning to the base in Gosforth, a fourth incident came in. Two walkers who left Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike but became separated from their friends somewhere on the top. The incident was discussed with Keswick MRT and no action was taken pending at that time. The two walkers turned up safe and well at 9.00 p.m.
Today’s incidents make a total of 6 for Wasdale this week. A press release went out covering the four incidents and encouraging everyone to enjoy the fells but reminding everyone to take care, particularly when the ground is slippery after rain, and to make sure they are well prepared for every eventuality.
Incident started at 20:30.