2 Incidents, south west Skye
About 3.45pm on Tuesday 23 September, Skye Mountain Rescue Team were called to locate and assist a person who was stuck between swollen rivers on the path between Camusunary and Sligachan. One MRT group made their way to Kilmarie by vehicle and then onwards to Camusunary along the coastal track, and another group walked south from Sligachan. About 6.20pm the person was located near Caumusunary having received assistance from other walkers. They were all conveyed to Sligachan by Skye MRT.
Around 4.50pm Police Scotland received a call from 2 casualties who were in need of assistance at ‘The Bad Step’ – Loch Coruisk, on the Isle of Skye.
The Mallaig Coastguard Rescue Team were transported by Mallaig RNLI lifeboat to the RV point, and on scene, the Y-boat was launched to recover the casualties. Skye MRT who were already at Kilmarie accompanied the Skye Coastguard Teams to Camusunary to standby in case further assistance was required.
The casualties received treatment for their minor injuries and were then transferred to their forward destination by the Portree Coastguard Rescue Team.