Call Out 32: Sugarloaf Rescue 22/5/17

At 14:42hrs on Monday, May 22nd,The Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a female walker on the Sugarloaf.

The woman had approached the hill from its northern side and, on reaching steep ground, felt she was unable to climb or descend. Mountain rescue (MR) personnel located the woman, reassured her, and fitted her with a harness. The woman was escorted from the hill using confidence roping techniques.

The incident was stood down at 16:32hrs.