Three walkers reported themselves to Cumbria Police as being lost in poor visibility whilst descending off Scafell. By using the PhoneFind function, the Team Leader was able to locate them quickly. Two team members who were on the hill already were able to intercept them on their way back and escort them on the final leg back to their vehicle.
Incident started at 15:21 and ended at 17:03 making 1.7 hrs in total. There were 2 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 206043. Total rescuer hours: 3.4