Man who spent a terrifying 24 hours TRAPPED on cliff edge sparks main rescue mission – Alokito Mymensingh 24

A mountain hiker spent a terrifying 24 hours on a cliff within the Highlands.

The 72-year-old was trapped on rocks close to Kinloch Hourn on Sunday earlier than a heroic lifeboat crew got here to his rescue the subsequent day.

The man was an


The person was an “knowledgeable hiker” who received caught in “an unimaginable state of affairs”.Credit score: KYLE RNLI
The 72-year-old lay secretly on the edge of the cliff for 24 hours


The 72-year-old lay secretly on the sting of the cliff for twenty-four hoursCredit score: KYLE RNLI
The rescue team began searching Monday afternoon


The rescue crew started looking Monday afternoonCredit score: KYLE RNLI

Resulting from poor telephone reception within the distant space, he was solely in a position to name for assistance on Monday afternoon.

The rescue mission was a joint effort by an RNLI lifeboat crew primarily based in Kyle of Lochalsh and members of the Glenelg Mountain Rescue Workforce.

Their search lasted over six hours.

The 72-year-old was lastly reunited along with his fearful, ailing household at 7.30pm on Monday night time.

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A spokesman for Kyle RNLI mentioned: “This gentleman is an skilled hiker who was sadly caught in an unimaginable state of affairs and was unable to stroll forwards or backwards.”

“Due to the situation, he had no mobile sign from the time he was caught till Monday midday when he seen the sign was very weak.

“Then he was in a position to contact the emergency providers, who launched a search and rescue operation.

“We practice often with different rescue organizations and due to the nice cooperation with everybody concerned, we had been in a position to deliver him again safely to his household.”

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Peter Johnson