66 in 2014
Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale
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The team was contacted by 2 walkers who lost their bearings whilst descending Scafell Pike. Initially we spoke to them somewhere near Scar Lathing in Upper Eskdale and provided directions to get to Eskdale valley. After there was no confirmation they were off the fell further investigation was undertaken and we got to speak with them again at a location near Boot after trying to walk back to Wasdale. We were able to confirm their position with Sarloc and then RAF Leeming MRT who were in the area were able to escort them off the hill and take them back to their vehicle. Many thanks to RAF Leeming for their assistance !

Incident started at 17:45 and ended at 00:30 making 6.8 hrs in total.