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Ill Crag – Tue 23rd Apr 2019 – Callout 11 in 2019

Weather: Clear and sunny.

The team was called this afternoon for a lone female walker, lost and crag fast. Her position was quickly identified by Phonefind and she was contacted by mobile phone.

Having no map, compass or mountain experience and being too scared to move, in a complex area of steep ground, it was decided to make a full call out to retrieve her.

She was found by two team members and helped back onto safer ground. Then, with assistance from the rest of the team, was walked back down to Wasdale Head.

Incident Type
Location Ill Crag

Incident started at 15:02 and ended at 21:16 making 6.2 hrs in total. There were 21 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY22070736. Total man hours: 130

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/ill-crag-tue-23rd-apr-2019/