Upper Burbage Valley
- Call out for year: 23
- Date: 28/04/11
- Time: 12:15 pm
- Grid ref: SK 0778 0070
- Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
- Team members involved: 7
- Time taken: 1
- Total man hours: 7
A joint Buxton and Edale snatch squad was called to the Burbage valley near Ringinglow at lunch-time.
We had been tasked to assist the ambulance service with a 32 year old male from Winslow, Buckinghamshire. He was climbing on the Burbage North crags and had fallen approx 5 metres. He landed on his heels, but banged into the rock face, sustaining head injuries.
The casualty was treated on site by an air ambulance doctor and a local paramedic, then walked from the incident site to the roadside, transferred into a road ambulance and taken to hospital for checks and further treatment.