Curbar Edge

  • Call out for year: 58
  • Date: 18/09/08
  • Time: 5:08 pm
  • Grid ref: SK254 755
  • Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 6
  • Time taken: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Total man hours: 15

Incident report

Buxton Edale snatch squad called to evacuate a 39 year old male from Alderley Edge who fell whilst climbing ‘Green Acres’, an E1 5A route, and fell ca 10 metres injuring his left shoulder and left ankle.  The casualty who had managed to get himself to the top of the crag  was treated by team members and evacuated for over a mile on a spinal board & stretcher to a road ambulance for onward transfer to Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

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