- Call out for year: 15
- Date: 7/02/10
- Time: 8:25 pm
- Grid ref: SK 080 882
- Type of incident: Walker Search benighted(2)
- Team members involved: 21
- Time taken: 5
- Total man hours: 105
Buxton MRT along with three other teams and three search dogs were called following a message from a man with his son lost on the Kinder plateau.
Operating from Edale, the team commenced a search of the southern edges for the man and his 13 year old son who had become disorientated in thick low cloud and darkness after a day’s walking. Although in cell-phone contact with rescue control, the man was unable to give any clear indication of his whereabouts and a full scale search of the moor was commenced.
Eventually the two, from Salford, Manchester, were located by a search dog team operating from Hayfield and were escorted off the moor.