DMRT issues warning to walkers following successful mountain operation

first_img Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry By News Highland – August 27, 2013 Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th DMRT issues warning to walkers following successful mountain operation WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest Twitter Previous articleCall for Donegal people to share their views on the future of broadcastingNext articleNo bail for man accused of sexual assault on Derry Fleadh trader News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR A five member hasty team were deployed to Errigal on Monday afternoon after a hiker got separated from his colleagues in dense fog.The party had ascended the trail from the car park on the Dunlewy road in good walking conditions but on reaching the first of Errigal’s twin summits heavy fog was sweeping in. One man got separated from his colleagues on the narrow, single file, col between the summits.Inadvertently he drifted in near whiteout conditions down the North Face but luckily at one point got mobile coverage and a 999 contact was established with our Incident Controller. He maintained contact with the stricken party and during breaks in the dense fog established he was on the North face and slowly navigated him downwards.The hasty team deployed were re-directed to that side of the mountain where they located the man and reunited him with his friends.The Donegal Mountain Rescue Team says the case serves as a warning to all that irrespective of experience a sudden change in weather can herald great danger. Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic News Google+last_img

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