We were contacted by Police regarding a walker who was reported overdue by his wife. The man had set off to climb Scafell Pike from Boot that morning and apparently had not yet returned. We were fortunate to be able to make contact with the walker just as he came back into mobile phone signal and he was able to tell us he was now off the fell and driving back to his accommodation. Incident closed 19:40. 20 man minutes.
Incident started at 19:20 and ended at 19:40 making 0.3 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved. Total rescuer hours: 0.3