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Monday, 06 July 2015

Cumbria mountain rescue team issue weather warning

A MOUNTAIN rescue team in Cumbria has issued a weather warning after two walkers became stranded.

Dollywagon Pike, near Grisedale.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by the police this afternoon to after a woman slipped on ice on Dollywagon Pike, near Grisedale.

The woman, who was walking with her husband, was uninjured but unable to walk due to poor conditions and a lack of equipment.

Before the team could reach the couple they had been helped by a pair of experienced walkers.

A statement issued by Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team following the incident said: "Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team would like to remind people that currently the high fells are in full winter condition and ice axe and crampons are required."

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You just can't believe the absolute stupidity of some people! They should be arrested and charged with endangering lives!! Still won't stop other idiots making for them there hills though will it...

Posted by Mike on 17 February 2014 at 07:07

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