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Walkers stuck on Helvellyn

January 17, 2022

January 16, 2022 10:05 pm

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out after a couple had raised the alarm when they became stuck on Striding Edge.

By the time the team made contact they had managed to get onto the Helvellyn plateau. It had gone dark by then and the couple were not confident navigating themselves off the mountain.

The team send 2 Land Rovers and 7 team member made their way up and collected the stranded couple. They were escorted back down the valley and given a lift back to Glenridding in the Land Rover.