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Napes, Great Gable – Sat 28th Jun 2014 – Callout 25 in 2014 (limited)

We were called by Police to help a group of 3 walkers who had become stuck in steep loose ground whilst descending the White Napes ridge on Great Gable. We were able to locate them from a flashing light then climbed up to the location. Once on scene the 3 walkers were provided with helmets and climbing harnesses before being walked off on short ropes by team members. Incident closed 23:30, 12 MR involved.


Incident Type
Location Napes, Great Gable

Incident started at 19:40 and ended at 23:30 making 3.8 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 2081 1013 (726m). Total man hours: 46

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/napes-great-gable-sat-28th-jun-2014/