Grindsbrook, Kinder Scout

  • Call out for year: 14
  • Date: 17/02/19
  • Time: 12:46 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 11712 85951
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 7
  • Time taken: 2 hours 57 minutes
  • Total man hours: 21

Incident report

The Team was called along with Edale Mountain Rescue Team to assist a lady who had slipped crossing the stream whilst walking down Grindsbrook clough. She thought she might have broken her ankle and was unable to continue as she could not weight bear on her leg.

Her partner rightly  called for Mountain Rescue and both Buxton Mountain Rescue Team and Edale Mountain Rescue Team responded.

The casualty was assessed, and offered pain relief, after which her leg was splinted and imobilised  before the lady was carefully placed on a stretcher for the carry down to Edale. From there, the lady was transferred to an East Midlands Ambulance for onward transport to hospital.


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