Author Topic: A couple in the scand. alps calls mountain rescue  (Read 269 times)

KimE

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because they were tyred. The crew didn`t find it to be a emergency and the couple choosed to pay 30000sek for a lift.
 https://www.thelocal.se/20170728/woman-in-sweden-calls-out-mountain-rescue-helicopter-because-she-was-tired


In June four persons were climbing Kebnekaise 2000m with a glacier on the top in softpants and too little food and gear.

Owen

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Re: A couple in the scand. alps calls mountain rescue
« Reply #1 on: 11:24:31, 02/08/17 »
I'm afraid this happens everywhere, even on Denali (McKinley) a few years ago.

Percy

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Re: A couple in the scand. alps calls mountain rescue
« Reply #2 on: 11:30:56, 02/08/17 »
At least the Swedish mountain rescue were able to charge them. I don't think UK MRT would have that power. They'd just be able to politely tell them they were pillocks.

KimE

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Re: A couple in the scand. alps calls mountain rescue
« Reply #3 on: 14:58:50, 03/08/17 »
It the first time i have heard someone had to pay anything but it might become more freqvent. If you need to bee dropped of at the hospital its free.