15 in 2017
Scafell Pike
Other Agencies

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. When their car was located in Wasdale it was decided to mount a search to look for the missing walkers. They were found around 03:20 in Upper Eskdale by members of the Duddon and Furness Team who had also joined the search. Duddon members assisted the 3 walkers off the fell then they were driven back to their vehicle.

Incident started at 21:58 and ended at 05:30 making 7.5 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY219 036 (altitude 325 m). Total rescuer hours: 53