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Dingle Coast Guard issues advice on mountain climbing

Aug 4, 2022 13:08 By radiokerrynews
Dingle Coast Guard issues advice on mountain climbing Dingle Coast Guard issues advice on mountain climbing
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Dingle Coast Guard is advising the public to carry a map and compass while climbing a mountain.

Frank Heidtke, who is the officer-in-charge at Dingle Coast Guard, issued the advice after the successful rescue of a woman on Mount Brandon overnight.

He says while having a fully charged mobile phone is helpful, phone reception isn’t always available on a mountain.

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Mr Heidtke explains why it’s important for people to plan before they embark on a mountain:

 

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