Winnats Pass, Castleton

  • Call out for year: 61
  • Date: 29/08/20
  • Time: 3:01 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 13336 82824
  • Type of incident: Walker Crag-fast(2)
  • Team members involved: 20
  • Time taken: 37 minutes
  • Total man hours: 15 hours

Incident report

A quick joint snatch call out with with EMRT to Winnats Pass, Castleton came in mid afternoon. The incident was initially reported as 2 crag fast climbers.

On arrival in Winnats Pass, it transpired that the climbers were in fact two walkers who found themselves stuck on steep ground. One of the two walkers needed assistance to get off the very steep side of the pass. Colleagues in EMRT were able to deal with the incident and BMRT were stood down, with 20 volunteers still inbound to Winnats Pass.

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