90 in 2022
Scafell Pike Summit, Scafell Pike
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Whilst the team were responding to Incident 89, a further alert was received from Cumbria Police. Two walkers had lost their way on the summit plateau in the mist, and need assistance. The Team Leader used Phone Find to accurately locate them and the they were directed back to the summit. They were then given further instruction onto the main path back down to Wasdale. As a precaution, four team members were temporarily re-tasked from the ongoing callout but were not needed once the walkers were successfully on the main tourist path in Hollowstones.

Incident started at 15:27 and ended at 18:29 making 3 hrs in total. There were 6 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 212071. Total rescuer hours: 18