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Hardknott Pass – Thu 1st Apr 2010 – Callout 9 in 2010 (limited)

Family of four including two very young children were stuck in their car near the summit of Hardknott Pass. They had pulled off the road to avoid another car and were totally stuck. Although below the snowline they were very cold and had no way of walking off. They had contacted the AA who referred them to mountain rescue. A limited callout was made and 7 team members were involved. The car was duly pulled back onto the road and the family carried on their journey to Ambleside. Incident closed at 2.15 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Hardknott Pass

Incident started at 00:35. There were 7 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY22730 01492 (358m).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/2010-incident-18/