Date of Incident
Group got lost in failing light and overnighted in storm shelter. Langdale MRT called at 7pm. Group found around 10am next morning, cold and shaken but ok.
Unfortunate time to get lost - better navigation would have helped of course though. Should have carried more headtorches in the group. Always carry storm shelter/survival bags. Suggest GPS-enabled device for emergencies too. Accurately record who's in which group.
During the walk
Adverse Weather, Navigation or route selection, Darkness
Rescue Services Involved?
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