Swirl Howe 10th October 2017 14:45hrs 33/2017


The fells were shrouded in mist.

A couple had reported themselves as being lost as they were unable to locate the main descent off Swirl How.

A full team call out was initiated and the team set off for Swirl Hawse. Some members were asked to ascend Prison Band to the top of Swirl How and some members contoured round into Greenburn.

News was soon reported to the fell party as base had been able to successfully contact the party who had found themselves in Greenburn.

A vehicle was dispatched and the couple were returned to our base before being reunited with there vehicle.

In total there were 9 team members involved in this search which lasted just under 3 hours.