- Call out for year: 53
- Date: 20/09/12
- Time: 2:47 pm
- Grid ref: SK095 873
- Type of incident: Walker Search benighted(3)
- Team members involved: 13
- Time taken: 13 mins
- Total man hours: 2 hrs, 49 mins
A joint Buxton Edale snatch squad was called to search the southern edges of Kinder Scout this afternoon.
A family of three were reported as lost in low cloud in the area above Crowden Brook. The weather was damp having rained heavily in the morning and continuing with intermitttent showers thereafter.
Whilst the teams were en-route, the family managed to ascertain their location, and no longer required assistance. Rescue personnel were stood down.