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Great Gable – Wed 3rd Aug 2016 – Callout 41 in 2016

We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become cragfast on the Little Hell Gate scree on Great Gable. Due to the weather conditions they were also wet and cold. The team was aided in locating them by their whistle blasts. Once found they were given warm clothing then climbing helmets and harnesses to assist in walking them down the steep ground to get back into to Wasdale.

Incident Type
Location Great Gable

Incident started at 13:23 and ended at 17:30 making 4.1 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 209 101. Total man hours: 74

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