Canadian holidaymakers rescued after getting lost on Kinder Scout

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Two holidaymakers from Canada had to be rescued from Kinder Scout after getting lost on a walk.

The women were with another woman from Lincoln when they made an emergency call for help after finding themselves lost on a walk along the Pennine Way.

They had set off from Edale and had planned to stay overnight at the Snake Inn but found themselves in boggy and featureless terrain at in the centre of the plateau.

Members of Buxton and Kinder mountain rescue teams responded to their emergency call for help.

It was the third time in four days walkers had needed help on the Kinder Scout Plateau.

An aircraft from the National Police Helicopter Support Unit was also scrambled to help search for the missing trio.

Crew members located the missing party in the middle of the plateau and directed ground parties into the area.

A Buxton Mountain Rescue Team spokesman said: “Search dog Shep was first to arrive on scene followed by rescue team personnel.

“After check ups which found the three women fit and well, they were guided to Edale Cross, where a Kinder Team Land Rover was waiting.”