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Crinkle Crags – Sat 1st Mar 2008 – Callout 10 in 2008

Whilst the team were attending rescue Callout 17 in 2008 , another call came in for assistance. Two walkers had reported themselves lost on Crinkle Crags somewhere. They were high, in mist and above steep crags. Langdale and Ambleside team had searched the normal routes earlier that evening with team members and search dogs from SARDA lakes and needed assistance to search the southern crags above Cockley Beck. Around 10 Wasdale team members assembled ready to start the allocated search routes on Ulpha Fell and Little Stand. The lost walkers were found safe and well in the Little Stand / Cold Pike area to the south of Crinkle Crags by Langdale Ambleside around 00:15 hrs Wasdale were stood down at around 00:15 hrs

Incident Type
Location Crinkle Crags
Other Agencies ,

Incident started at 23:20 and ended at 00:15 making 0.9 hrs in total. There were 10 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2596 0353 (668m). Total man hours: 9

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