Couple stranded on cliffside ledge saved by a selfie

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LONDON – A couple who found themselves stranded on a ledge high up in the Peak District were saved by mountain rescue services Sunday after sending them a selfie.

 

The pair, who haven’t been named but are believed to be in their 20s, were found by the Edale Mountain Rescue Team after passing on the picture message.

 

The emergency services were also able to pinpoint their location via WhatsApp.

 
 

The couple got stuck after scrambling up a steep bank near Winnats Pass, a cave-filled valley in the heart of the Peak District.

 

In what the Edale Mountain Rescue Team called “possibly our first callout via selfie,” the couple sent over a photo they’d taken earlier to help pinpoint their location. Read more…

 

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