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Great Gable – Wed 30th Oct 2002 – Callout 53 in 2002 (limited)

Flashing lights seen high on Great Gable on the climbers traverse. Six flashes were seen in response to the three flash call. A limited callout was made to investigate the distress signals. Thankfully no-one was injured and the family of five plus a friend were safely walked down to the valley bottom. A clear night, cold with little wind. Incident closed down at 2200 hrs.

Incident Type
Location Great Gable

Incident started at 18:28 and ended at 22:00 making 3.5 hrs in total.

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