Jacob’s Ladder, Kinder Scout
- Call out for year: 70
- Date: 2/10/10
- Time: 5:00 pm
- Grid ref: SK 087 863
- Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
- Team members involved: 12
- Time taken: 1.5
- Total man hours: 18
Joint Buxton and Edale Teams’ snatch squad called to Jacob’s Ladder near Upper Booth. A female walker had fallen whilst descending the path and was in the river with head and back injuries as well as hypothermia.
Treated on-site the casualty was carried on a mountain rescue stretcher to a waiting road ambulance.
An RAF Seaking helicopter, initially tasked to this job, was diverted when the Team was made aware of a second, unrelated incident at the top of Grindsbrook Clough.