The man and woman, both from London, were lightly equipped for a day on the mountain, and were unable to provide call-out coordinators with information about their location or starting point. The pair were uninjured, but having run out of food and water, were complaining of cold and fatigue. The woman reported feeling faint.
Fortunately, the Team was able to fall-back once again on using the PhoneFind smartphone protocol to quiz the casualties' phone for location information. They were found to be located on the lower sections of the Foxes path, and were encouraged to keep moving downwards as best they could in order to keep warm, and to speed up their rescue. A party of two Team volunteers made their way up to intercept the pair, and further members followed up as they arrived.
The casualties were intercepted and assessed, and were provided with food, water and warm clothing. Other Team volunteers were put on standby in case a stretcher carry was required, but in the event the pair were able to walk off the hill under their own steam. Everyone was safely off the hill shortly before midnight.