Police contacted the team after being alerted by the family of walkers who were overdue after a day on Scafell Pike. SMS sent to overdue persons mobile requesting they contact the team leader when message received. As the TL was gathering details from the informant and about to request a search to the car park the SMS was delivered. The overdue people then called to confirm they were off the hill and the team was stood down.
Incident started at 18:22 and ended at 18:53 making 0.5 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY 187 084 (altitude 75 m).