4 in 2018
Skew Gill, Great End
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We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk on Scafell Pike. Using the ‘find my iPhone’ function it was determined they were likely to be somewhere near the Corridor Route. Search teams were deployed from Wasdale & Keswick Teams along with a Coastguard Helicopter from Prestwick. The missing walkers were found by a Keswick Dog Handler near Skew Gill and then taken back to Seathwaite in the helicopter

Incident started at 20:24 and ended at 02:52 making 6.5 hrs in total. There were 9 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY219 091 (altitude 432 m). Total rescuer hours: 59