143 in 2023
Upper Eskdale
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Cumbria Police alerted us to a lone walker who was lost having taken a wrong turn in the mist, and was now wet and increasingly cold. He had also then come across another party of three in a similar predicament. The initial coordinates obtained from the call to the police put them in Upper Eskdale. However, as a group they then managed to walk from their location back to the road, from where they took a taxi ride to their intended destination in Wasdale. The Team Leader was monitoring progress and stood down when it was confirmed they were all safely en-route by taxi.
This callout also confirms that 2023 is now the busiest year ever for the team.
#BeAdventureSmart and make a good day better.
Ask yourself three questions before you set off:
1. Do I have the right GEAR ?
2. Do I know what the WEATHER will be like?
3. Am I confident that I have the KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS for the day?

Incident started at 13:21 and ended at 18:27 making 5.1 hrs in total. There were 2 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY219054. Total rescuer hours: 10