Surprise View nr. Hathersage

  • Call out for year: 41
  • Date: 9/08/12
  • Time: 3:58 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 248 803
  • Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 3
  • Time taken: 42 mins
  • Total man hours: 3 hrs 46 mins

Incident report

A Buxton Edale snatch squad was called to Surprise View following reports of an incident on Millstone Edge, near Hathersage.

A 40 year old male climber, from Healey Green, Cheadle, was leading a route and fell about 30 feet, hitting the crag floor as a result of a runner coming out. She was treated on site and found to be suffering pain in her back and hand.

The casualty was placed on a stretcher and evacuated to the waiting air ambulance and flown to hospital for further treatment.

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