UK: Glen Spean missing walkers found by Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team and RAF Rescue Helicopter – 291013 1627z

Lost walkers found after night in Lochaber mountains

 

Lochaber News// Published: 22/10/2013 17:22 – Updated: 22/10/2013 17:34

HelicopterTWO missing hillwalkershave beentraced safe and wellfollowing a search of two Munros in the Glen Spean area of Lochaber.

A major search and rescue operation was sparked on Monday evening after police in Fort William received a request for assistance just after 6pm from the two hillwalkers, a man and a woman, who said they were in the Beinn aChaorainn and Beinn Teallach area, east of Roy Bridge.

A police spokesman said: “Despite a search involving RAF rescue helicopter 137 from Lossiemouth and the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, the hillwalkers could not be traced and the search was called off for the day due to poor conditions and low visibility on the hills.

“Searches recommenced at around first light on Tuesday, with continued assistance from RAF helicopter and Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team and at around 1.30pm the two hillwalkers were traced safe and well.” – Lochaber News

Excellent footage from Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team on a Ben Nevis shout

Not directly related to the above incident, but shows the Lochaber team in action with the aid a Royal Navy Rescue Helicopter (via Lomond Mountain Rescue Team)


(Video credit: Lochaber MRT)

Published on Oct 28, 2013

A wee bit of go pro footage from Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team high on Ben Nevis.
Music by Session A9.

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