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A call was received from Cumbria Police about two inexperienced walkers who had been separated from their larger walking group. Due to the conditions and because they were not moving they were becoming increasingly cold. A Phonefind location was obtained and the Team Leader gave advice to descend in the correct direction. A small team was called out also to guide down should it be needed, however, before they got boots on the ground at Brackenclose the good news was received that they had been reunited with their group. The team was stood down at this point and returned to base.

Incident started at 13:56 and ended at 15:43 making 1.8 hrs in total. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY205068. Total rescuer hours: 13