Cumbria Crack

Cragfast couple rescued from Striding Edge


At 4pm on Saturday 4 May Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a couple from the Skelmersdale area who were cragfast on Striding Edge close to the spot known as “The Bad Step”

A Patterdale MRT spokesman said: “A hasty party of five team members were deployed to go to their aid and walk the stricken pair off the Arete.

“The Rescue lasted four hours and involved a total of eight team members.”

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