Monsal Trail, Cressbrook

  • Call out for year: 80
  • Date: 14/09/19
  • Time: 2:50 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 17600 72100
  • Type of incident: Walker Crag-fast(1)
  • Team members involved: 14
  • Time taken: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Total man hours: 23 hours

Incident report

The Team were called to help a a crag fast male walker (and his dog) from above the River Wye at Cressbrook. The walker had been walking off the trail and had become stuck above a rocky outcrop. with no easy escape route either up, or down he had called mountain rescue for assistance and recovery.

The casualty was located and assisted from the steep ground using a rope system, and escorted back to their car, in Cressbrook.

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