Wye Dale, east of Buxton

  • Call out for year: 55
  • Date: 22/06/19
  • Time: 8:16 pm
  • Grid ref: SK10400 72500
  • Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 15
  • Time taken: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Total man hours: 26 hours

Incident report

The team was requested to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service with a lady who had fallen off a climb.

The casualty was assessed by paramedics, and provided with pain relief, before being transferred to a vacuum mattress to immobilise her and placed on a mountain rescue stretcher for a carry off to the waiting ambulance .

The team had to ensure the safety of the casualty and used a rope system to assist with safe extraction over a steep section of rock, before carrying her to the waiting ambulance.

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