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Mam Tor, near Castleton

A full team snatch call out mid afternoon was initiated to assist an injured walker, somewhere in the vicinity of Mam Tor. At the time, the exact location of the casualty was not known. With a few minutes 16 team members were en route to Mam Nic car park.

Whilst en route, information came through that the injured walker, with the assistance of the ambulance crew had been able to get the roadside to the waiting ambulance.

A prompt stand down was issued and the rescue volunteers were able …

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Macclesfield Forest, east of Macclesfield

The Rescue Team volunteers were called mid afternoon via the North West Ambulance Service following a report of a young male mountain biker who had injured himself whilst riding in the forest.

The injured rider, supported by his friends and the Rangers managed to get close to a road where the ambulance crew could treat his injuries and get him into the ambulance for onward transport to hospital.

A quick stand down was messaged out to the seventeen team members who had responded to the call out. The team members who …

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Monsal Dale, north west of Bakewell

The team was called to a lady who suffered a leg injury while walking with friends in Monsal Dale.

When the team arrived, the casualty was being treated by paramedics. The casualty initially wanted to walk out of the Dale with help and support, but was advised to accept the assistance of the team who had prepared for a stretcher evacuation.

She was placed onto a mountain rescue stretcher and wrapped in a casualty bag to keep warm. She was carried to the road head and the waiting East Midlands Ambulance

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Mam Tor, near Castleton

The team was called to assist a lady who had slipped on a grassy slope at the Mam Nick area of Mam Tor, while walking with friends.

As is usual with mid week call outs, Edale Mountain Rescue Team was also requested to assist.

The lady’s injury was examined and a lower leg injury was diagnosed.

The lady was placed in a emergency shelter tent whilst her injury was being treated to protect her from the strong cold wind on the hillside. Pain relief was also provided …

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Abney Clough

The Team were called to support colleagues in Edale Mountain Rescue Team, following a request from Derbyshire Police to help recover a walker who had slipped in very muddy conditions and injured their ankle.

The walker was part of an organised walking group and was unable to move out of Abney Clough due to a very painful injury.EMRT team members were on scene within twenty minutes of the initial callout and were able to give initial first aid and treatment, followed by a muddy carry off through the clough to the road….

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