18 in 2020
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Two walkers reported themselves to Cumbria Police as being lost in poor visibility near the summit of Sca Fell. By using the PhoneFind function, the Team Leader was able to locate them quickly and then contact them by mobile. After initially directing them to safer ground, team members were deployed to their immediate location and after intial warming and refuelling help them back down to the valley floor. Thank you to Cumbria Police and NWAS for there continued vigilance and support.

Incident started at 13:42 and ended at 19:30 making 5.8 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 209067. Total rescuer hours: 104