Little Tongue

Incident Report #28 1974

Girl (14), of Leeds, was reported missing after she had wandered off in the Castle Howe area. The girl's parents had gone to another peak not far away but when they came back, she had gone. The team searched Grasmere and then towards the Castle Howe area. The girl was found on the Ambleside-Langdale road at 4.45 p.m. and the team was recalled at 5.00 p.m.
Footnote: This girl was a reluctant walker although her parents were keen
Weather conditions: Clear sunshine, but rather cold.

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