Mountain Rescue respond to sixth callout of 2022 after hikers get lost in Glenealy

Two hikers got lost in Deputy's Pass on Tuesday.

Myles BuchananWicklow People

WICKLOW’S Mountain Rescue crews came to the aid of two people who became lost in the area of Deputy’s Pass near Glenealy.

The Gardai alerted the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team and the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team to the incident at 4.55 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

Mountain Rescue personnel used SARLOC technology to locate the two missing walkers. After reaching the lost duo, the rescue volunteers safely walked the pair back to their vehicle, which was parked nearby.

Both teams were stood down at 5.48 p.m. It was the sixth callout for Mountain Rescue in Wicklow so far this year.