10 hour mountain rescue operation

Members of the Wasdale Mountain rescue team undertook a 10 rescue operation to rescue four young men who became stuck on Scafell Pike in the Lake District.

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Footage of mountain rescue operation

4 young walkers had to be rescued last night after getting stuck on the Lake District fells. The group phoned 999 as it got dark after getting lost whilst descending Scafell Pike in poor visibility.

The group were found in the early hours and it took 14 members of Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team 10 hours to get them safely off the fells.

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