Upper Burbage Bridge

  • Call out for year: 12
  • Date: 27/02/08
  • Time: 3:39 pm
  • Grid ref: SK2620 8292
  • Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 8
  • Time taken: 2 hours
  • Total man hours: 16

Incident report

Buxton Edale snatch squad called to evacuate a 17 year old male from Sheffield who had fallen approx 8 metres whilst climbing on Knights Move. He was treated for spinal injuries and an injury to the left ankle by MR doctors before being evacuated by stretcher ca 800 metres to the roadhead and then taken to the Northern General Hospital for further treatment.

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