Sunday, March 3, 2024

Rescued Once more in Sierra Nevada

You’ll suppose that having to be rescued up within the mountains would make you extra cautious, however not so, it appears, for one individual.

GRA Sierra Nevada Coral de VeletaNot solely was the identical individual rescued on two separate events however, amazingly from the exact same spot!

On the sixteenth of this month round 13.45h the Guardia Civil acquired a name out for his or her mountain-rescue staff (GREIM) to hold out a rescue mission on the Sierra Nevada within the space referred to as the Corral del Veleta.

The staff set out of their Guardia-Civil helicopter and shortly situated the stranded climber. He didn’t seem to have any severe accidents though he stated that he was harm and needed to be helped to the helicopter.

They then flew him to the snowboarding village, Pradollano the place an air ambulance was ready to take him to a hospital within the metropolis of Granada.

While nonetheless within the Guardia Civil helicopter, one of many staff recognised the person to have been one of many two individuals rescued on the Corral del Veleta again in April. He instructed them that he had gone up there this time to examine the state of the snow and ice, as a result of he, and his beforehand rescued companion had determined to go up there the following day.

Nonetheless, while wanting round up there, he had slipped and happily had survived a brief fall down a frozen slope.

Editorial remark: the Guardia Civil should have resisted the temptation to throw him out of the helicopter from a satisfying peak as a result of he was duly handed over to the air-ambulance helicopter on the ski village… with out additional accidents.

(Information/Noticias: Sierra Nevada, Granada, Andalucia)

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