Peak Cavern, Castleton

  • Call out for year: 10
  • Date: 20/02/09
  • Time: 2:40 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 1486 8260
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Ambulance) Medical(1)
  • Team members involved: 6
  • Time taken: 30 minutes
  • Total man hours: 3

Incident report

A joint snatch squadpeak-cavern-poster-small of Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams was called to respond to a report of a collapsed male inside the popular show cavern entrance.  

On arrival the team found that the ambulance crew had been able to deal with the situation without further assistance.  Team members were stood down, many before arrival at Castleton.

Photo:  Peak Cavern Show Cave also known as “The Devil’s Arse” !

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