Keswick Mountain Rescue Team | Sharp Edge (29)
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Sharp Edge (29)



Incident No: 29

Call Out Date: 03/04/2018

Callout Time: 3:14 pm

Location: Sharp Edge Blencathra

Agency Involved: Keswick MRT

Incident Details:

Two 21 year olds became crag fast on Sharp Edge on Blencathra. After trying to cross the ridge they became concerned for their safety and headed onto steep unstable ground away from the ridge itself. The pair then became crag fast as the ground was wet and slippery underfoot. The two were not confident to continue moving and made a call to get help. A team of two vehicles responded and the pair were helped down to safety uninjured.
10 members - 3 hours 27 minutes