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Solomon’s Temple

A 63 year old lady from Ashbourne was out walking the dog with her husband in an area near Solomons Temple when she slipped on a patch of mud and dislocated her knee. The lady was treated by EMAS Ambulance Paramedics and placed on a rescue stretcher and carried by 11 Buxton team members to the road ambulance for onward travel to hospital.

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Kinder Search

The Buxton team was called as part of the Kinder Scout search plan along with Edale, Glossop and Kinder teams when two walkers became lost in thick hill fog and strong winds on the plateau. The couple from Liverpool had set off earlier in the day from Edale, and became disorientated in the area north of Crowden Brook whilst trying to find the top of Kinder Scout.

The couple called for mountain rescue assistance after wandering around in the fog for some time and realised that daylight was running out.

Search parties rapidly ascended to the plateau via the usual ascent routes. …

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Scafell Pike Search

Search And Rescue Dog Association England dogs called to assist local and neighbouring MRT’s to the Lake District on the third day of a search for a missing fell walker.

Buxton team dog handler Dave and newly qualified search dog Griff with navigator Mark left home at 0330 to assist teams from Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team, Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team, Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team (LAMRT), Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team (BPMRT), Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team, RAF mountain rescue …

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Kinder Search

The Buxton team were called at 21:17 as part of the Kinder search plan along with Edale, Glossop and Kinder teams. Fifteen Buxton team members responded and were tasked with a search of the southern edge and plateau via Jacobs Ladder, Crowden Brook and Grindslow Knoll.

The casualty, a local man from the High Peak, was located at 23:20 hours west of Fairbrook Naze on the northern edge of Kinder Scout, by a search party from Glossop Team. After a quick hot drink and some food in a shelter tent, he was escorted off the hill.

After receiving confirmation that the overdue …

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Roaches Gate

A lady on holiday from Nottingham was walking with a group of friends when she slipped on a very muddy section of the descending path.

One of the group members had noticed our sign at Roaches Gate (see photos) informing members of the public on how to call out Mountain Rescue and he then placed a call to the emergency services.

Team members were paged and text, whilst mobile one from Dove Base and mobile 3 from Staden Lane Fire Station were despatched.

On arrival at the RV, team members were tasked with carrying rescue equipment to the casualties location on the Upper …

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