Scarborough mountain rescue team called out in early hours to help exhausted Lyke Wake Walker

Scarborough's mountain rescue team helped an exhausted walker in the early hours of today.

By Sarah Fitton
Friday, 31st July 2020, 9:12 am
Updated Friday, 31st July 2020, 9:16 am
Scarborough & Ryedale mountain rescue team.
Scarborough & Ryedale mountain rescue team.

North Yorkshire Police called Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team at 12.38am to assist the man on the high ground to the west side of Jugger Howe Beck on Fylingdales Moor who was trying a west to east crossing of the Lyke Wake Walk.

The man was reported to be uninjured and accompanied by a second walker but unable to continue the walk.

After establishing their position with the PhoneFind utility a limited, Covid-19-secure response of team members and vehicles was deployed.

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The team drove onto the moor and walked out to walkers.

After a medical assessment, they were escorted to the rescue team's vehicles.

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