We were called at 3.22am following a 999 call to the police by two distressed females camping somewhere on the top of Kinder Scout. Unable to contact them four rescue teams searched their local car parks for their car. We located this at Bowden Bridge giving us the clue they had ascended the western side of the hill.
We despatched two search dogs to cover the main areas around the western and southern edges, as hill parties ascended the hill on the other main routes. Both search dogs located the females tent together near Kinder Low trig point. Following discussions and checking their welfare, all four rescue teams were stood down.
- Type: Mountain incident
- Time: 03:22
- Location: Kinder Low
- Team members: 19 plus Buxton MRT, Edale MRT, Glossop MRT and SARDA search dogs.
- Duration: 4.5 hours
- Volunteer hours: 85.5
- Total volunteer hours for the year: 848
Neil Woodhead, Team Leader