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Lady lost on Helvellyn

May 27, 2021

May 23, 2021 8.52 am

At 08:52hrs on Sunday 23rd May, Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by Cumbria Police to a lady who had become disorientated while ascending Helvellyn via Striding Edge.

The lady managed to re-orientate herself when the cloud cleared and was able to continue with her planned route. The team continued to monitor her progress until she confirmed she was safely off the mountain.

The callout lasted 2hrs 45min and involved 2 team members.