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Mobile phones blamed for increase in mountain rescues

Mountain rescue teams in the region have seen an increase in callouts this year.

They say that could be down to people relying on electronic technology, rather than taking a map.

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Watch: big increase in Lake District mountain rescues

Volunteers from Coniston Mountain Rescue team have been called out to 44 incidents this year - more than in the whole of 2014.

They say it could be down to people relying too much on their mobile phones, and not taking maps with them.

Fiona Marley Paterson has this report:

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