Hypothermia at Red Tarn Langdale


Hypothermia at Red Tarn Langdale


09/05/13 17 year old succumbs to hypothermia at Red Tarn, Langdale
Hypothermia at Red Tarn Langdale 

17 Year Old Succumbs to Hypothermia


A 17 year old succumbs to hypothermia at Red Tarn in the Lake District's Langdale area. Ambleside Langdale MRT went to the rescue...

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So it sounds like the party got into difficulty but had the sense to call for help when they did. They had a tent and got in it, but it also sounds like they did not have their own survival bags, and possibly sufficient or adequate clothing.


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