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Couple lost in mist found by their Smartphones
10:16am Sunday 13th October 2013 in News
A couple became disorientated in low cloud in the area of Great Dodd on the Helvellyn range yesterday (Saturday).
Patterdale Mountain Rescue team was called out by Cumbria Police at 3.45pm to lead the search.
Patterdale MRT said initially their location was unknown and a search dog, handler and second team member were tasked to locate them.
Subsequently, the team was able to identify where the missing people were by using specialist equipment which locates people by using smartphone technology.
They were escorted safely from the fell. The call out involved five Team members for three hours.
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