Lost walker drives home….
If you haven’t had your wee boiled yet today, this might help. Simply staggering.Posted 4 months ago
Opening this thread has definitley boiled my wee a tiny bit.
Missing link?Posted 4 months ago
I know Tom, I’m boiling my own!
There’s a really good women drivers joke in there somewhere but I’m neither sexist enough or smart enough to avoid being sexist to make one up.Posted 4 months ago
Name and shame is the only suitable response.
Also question quite how lost someone can get in daylight, in the Peak District, and with a functioning phone (while being fit and uninjured).Posted 4 months ago
I see your walker driving home and raise you a missing person joining in the search for herself
Also question quite how lost someone can get in daylight, in the Peak District, and with a functioning phone
The weather doesn’t look ideal and people do get lost in Black Hill regularly, the path gets vague and it’s just a mess of big peat bogs in gulleys and ravines that can be very disorientating. People have died up there in the past getting lost and ending up in the peat.
Posted 4 months ago
Follow the stream inland away from Kinder Downfall and you’ll soon potentially find yourself lost in the gullies and even when ontop in the middle of the featureless Kinder Plateau.Posted 4 months ago
Follow the stream inland away from Kinder Downfall and you’ll soon potentially find yourself lost in the gullies and even when ontop in the middle of the featureless Kinder Plateau
Yeah even in good weather it gets interesting deeper in. In bad weather you better have good nav skills.Posted 4 months ago
Very ignorant but at least she lives to walk another day, such a shame this week experienced fell runner lost on the Glen Lyon Munro’s was found dead. Quite easy to get disorientated up topPosted 4 months ago
such a shame this week experienced fell runner lost on the Glen Lyon Munro’s was found dead.
Any info yet, heart attack/fall etc?Posted 4 months ago
They should blindfold her and drop her back out there again.Posted 4 months ago
Very ignorant but at least she lives to walk another day
That’s what I thought the rescuers view would be – better a live idiot than a dead one.Posted 4 months ago
Lost walker drives home….
Lost walker should receive an invoice through the post.Posted 4 months ago
That’s what I thought the rescuers view would be – better a live idiot than a dead one.
Better to call when youre lost in the afternoon than when youre hypothermic, exhausted and its darkPosted 4 months ago
To be fair. It’s possible that her phone died and she couldn’t phone the police. It’s possible that she drove home but there are no phone boxes anymore. On her journey home she didn’t see any mountain rescue or police.
Its possible that when she got home and plugged her phone in that the police phoned her before she could phone the police. It’s possible.
Its possible that she thought this was the best thing to do.
Its also possible that she completely forgot.
If it was you, and your phone wasn’t working, how would you notify mountain rescue and the police?
Personally, I would have flagged someone down and asked to use their phone but not sure a woman in the middle of nowhere would want to stop a random car.
I’ll refrain boiling my piss just yet until I hear both sides.Posted 4 months ago
To be fair. It’s possible that her phone died and she couldn’t phone the police.
seems likely, otherwise they would have just called her and asked where she was.Posted 4 months ago
She could have just been disoriented by her experience.
I crashed my mountain bike once, rode back to my car put the car in the boot and had driven half way home on auto pilot before realising I wasn’t sure if I actually lived there any more. Pulled into a layby to get my head together, and ended up ringing my dad to pick me up because I realised I probably shouldn’t be driving.Posted 4 months ago
It’s also a bit Orwellian that they so quickly managed to work out she was fine using her phone number and ANPR cameras.Posted 4 months ago
Lost walker should receive an invoice through the post.
A big one.Posted 4 months ago
The mountain rescue team leader is a very patient guy! Kudos to him.Posted 4 months ago
she should have thrown her self off some cliff top doing some mindless bunny hop trick for “cool” “sick” utube likes/bike ad.Posted 4 months ago
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