- 36 in 2012
- Full Callout — Overdue
- Other Agencies
- Cockermouth MRT, Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs
The team was called out to search for a female fellwalker who was overdue on a walk from Wasdale Head to Buttermere. She was expected in Buttermere at 7.30pm. Wasdale was requested to assist Cockermouth in a search from Scafell Pike to Great End, covering Esk Hause, the Band and Sty Head, Corridor Route and Aaron Slack.
Soon after the callout her partner recieved phone message from her, sent earlier in the evening, saying that she could see Buttermere. Based on this the team stood down at about 1.00am. She turned up shortly afterwards safe and well.
Incident started at 23:30 and ended at 01:00 making 1.5 hrs in total. There were 13 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 20