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The Team were called to Gradbach YHA for a full team callout for a known location casualty reported as a 26 year old male with chest pain. En-route to the incident the message came through that the casualty had managed to self evacuate to the YHA and was awaiting the arrival of an Ambulance. The team was stood down en-route.


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Reports of two walkers unsure of their location on the Kinder plateau in failing light. The Peak District Mountain Rescue “Kinder Plan” was initiated, with Buxton, Kinder, Edale and Glossop Mountain Rescue Teams all mobilised to search pre allocated areas of Kinder. The pair were located after a good old fashioned search by team members, torches and three trained search dogs. The walkers were well and ready to be escorted off the hill and back to Edale.

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The team was called as part of our joint operations arrangement to assist Edale Mountain Rescue Team in the Burbage area. A young lady walker had taken a tumble sustaining a knee injury.

Once assessed the casualty was splinted and placed on the mountain rescue stretcher for a short carry up to the road, and the waiting ambulance for the onward journey to hospital.

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Crowden Head, Kinder

A large group of walkers were heading over towards Kinder Gates via Crowden Head when a female member suffered a suspected fractured ankle.

Kinder Mountain Rescue Team received the initial call and due to the weather conditions on the plateau requested the assistance from Buxton Mountain Rescue Team. A helicopter from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency was also called.

A passing male who had started the Pennine Way provided assistance until team members arrived, placing the casualty into a tent to protect from the increasing wind and rain.

The helicopter landed in Edale to transport Buxton team members …

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Search Dog Call Sutton on the Hill

Search Dog Grif and handler were called at 7.30pm to assist Derbyshire Constabulary and Derby MRT with the search for a missing person after a 72-year-old lady had been reported missing earlier in the day. Whilst discussing suitable dog deployment with the search manager information was received that a local farmer had found the missing person in a field. After a quick assessment of her condition, the Derby MRT members treated the lady for hypothermia and evacuated her to the road-head where she was transferred to an East Midlands Ambulance Service Land Ambulance and taken to the Royal Derby Hospital …

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