We were called by Police about 2 walkers reported overdue from a walk around Wast Water. On speaking with the informant one of the walkers had just made their own way back to Wasdale Head Inn but had had to leave his companion on the Screes path as he’d become exhausted. A team member set off from the Brackenclose end and located the exhausted walker and who was then evacuated in the team’s boat.
Incident started at 18:06 and ended at 21:30 making 3.4 hrs in total. There were 9 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY159 053. Total rescuer hours: 31