MEMBERS of Cockermouth Mountain helped a 56-year-old man who found himself lost in darkness trying to find his way to Wasdale Head.

The incident happened on on Thursday evening.

A spokesman for the team said: "The man found himself in darkness near Black Sail Youth Hostel and felt unable to make his way back to Wasdale Head safely so requested assistance.

"Two team members took a vehicle to the youth hostel, collected him and took him to Ennerdale Bridge for collection by someone from the B&B where he was staying."