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Footpath near to Limestone Way Farm, Peak Forest.

At 2.00 p.m. on Friday 30th June Buxton Mountain Rescue Team was called by Derbyshire police following the report of an injured walker on a public footpath at Dam Cliff near to Limestone Farm at Peak Forest.

The mature lady was one of an organised of group of walkers which was nearly at the end of its day’s walk when the accident occurred.  She slipped whilst negotiating a stile and suffered a knee injury.  The first team members arriving were able to take a vehicle virtually to the incident site where the injury was assessed.  The lady was then placed in …

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Monsal Trail.

Thursday evening is the team’s regular training night and this Thursday (29/06) was no exception with the team dealing with a simulated injured climber on Hen Cloud near The Roaches.  Training was coming to a conclusion when at 10.00 p.m. the team received information of an injured man on the Monsal Trail.

Packing up wet ropes a little quicker than usual, twenty-four members made their way to the rendezvous point at Miller’s Dale Station.  From there members were ferried in to the site by team vehicles.  However, the casualty, a 36 year old man from Sheffield, had made his own down …

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High Wheeldon, Earl Sterndale

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team called at 1.45 pm on Sunday 18th June in order to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service dealing with the report of a paraglider crash landing on High Wheeldon near to Earl Sterndale.
Fifteen team members rendezvoused at Wheeldon Trees Farm for the 100 metre climb in full sun towards the trig point.   A 46 year old man, from Etwall, Derby, had sustained a lower leg injury on landing and was now in considerable pain.  Ambulance staff were first on scene to provide pain …

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Churn Hole, Deep Dale, Topley Pike

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team called at 2.10 pm on Saturday 17th June to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service dealing with a 69 year old gentleman who had collapsed whilst walking near to Deep Dale, Topley Pike.

The gentleman was on a walking holiday with his wife when the incident occurred, probably induced by the extreme temperature on the hottest day of the year so far.  East Midlands Ambulance Service crew were first on scene and rendered treatment to the gentleman.   B.M.R.T. was fundraising in Buxton when the call was …

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Grindsbrook, Edale

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team called at 1.40 pm on Thursday 15th June following a third party report to police of an injured walker in the top of Crowden Brook in the Edale Valley.
Nineteen team members responded and a five were already climbing Crowden Brook from Upper Booth when another call was received reporting the casualty to actually be in Grindsbrook.   Incident control relocated to Edale Station car park and team members diverted to start climbing Grindsbrook Clough.   Knowing the casualty to be in the upper …

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