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Roaches Gate

Another call out to the Roaches to assist

The team was called out to assist Staffordshire PoliceOfficialwmas and a Community First Responder with a fallen climber at the Roaches.

The climber had reportedly fallen about 10 metres and received what were initially thought to be serious injuries. As such the Midlands Air Ambulance was also requested to attend.

The casualty was assessed and treated before being placed on a mountain rescue stretcher. His injuries were found to be less serious than first thought but as a precaution and …

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Millers Dale, east of Buxton

The team was called out to assist Derbyshire Constabulary with a search for a missing walker who had become separated from their walking group.

Due to the size of the search area, the team requested the assistance of Edale Mountain Rescue Team, and 3 search dog teams from Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England.

All teams were stood down just after midnight, with the intention of continuing the search the following morning.

Shortly afterward standing downs, the teams were informed that the gentleman had been found safe and well, …

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Roaches Gate

The team was called out to a climber who injured their leg whilst on a climb at the Roaches. Their leg was extremely painful and the casualty found that they were unable to continue either up or down the crag to safety. The casualty was made safe on a ledge by members of their party, and mountain rescue alerted.

The team arrived on scene and quickly set up a rope system and lowered a team member to assess the casualty on the ledge they were lying on. The casualty was given pain relief before their …

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Errwood Hall, Goyt Valley

It was a busy evening for the team, which began with our usual Thursday night training at Hen Cloud, and ended up with a call out to Errwood Hall, Goyt Valley.

The usual Thursday evening training session involved the team splitting into 2 groups to practice rope work and crag rescues. Just as the groups were about to raise their ‘exercise casualties” we were alerted to an incident requiring our assistance, at the Goyt Valley, east of Buxton.

The team was called out to a walker, who was out walking with …

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Blackwell Mill Cottages, Monsal Trail, east of Buxton

Whilst en-route to the previous incident, the team were re tasked to respond to an incident local to the teams primary operating area to assist a male casualty who had been walking with friends. The gentleman fell about 20 ft down an embankment, suffering a knee injury.

Due to it being midweek, with many of the team at work, Derby Mountain Rescue Team was requested to assist.

On arrival at the casualty, he was assessed by team members, and his leg was splinted and imobilised, before he was placed on a mountain …

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Surprise View

The rescue team was called out to support colleagues in Edale Mountain Rescue Team on a joint snatch incident to assist an injured person at Surprise View, Hathersage .

Just as the team had mobilised to this incident, details of another incident came through and the team was re-tasked to the incoming incident.

EMRT dealt with the original incident.

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Windgather Rocks, Goyt Valley

The team was requested by North West Ambulance Service to assist with the rescue of a fallen climber at Windgather Rocks.

On arrival at the rendezvous point, North West Air AmbulanceCheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Police were also in attendance.

The casualty had fallen about 3 metres and landed awkwardly on his back. He had been given pain relief by the paramedics and placed on a spinal board by the time the mountain rescue volunteers arrived on scene. He was then placed on a mountain rescue stretcher and carried the …

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Ravensdale Cottages, Cressbrook

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist Derbyshire Police with the recovery of a deceased person, close to the Monsal Trail, Cressbrook.

Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

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Harden Clough, Edale

The team, along with Edale Mountain Rescue Team, was requested by East Midlands Ambulance Service to attend an incident at Harden Clough, Edale.

The casualty had fallen and cut their head whilst out walking. Buxton team members (who were fundraising in Castleton) and an Edale team member (who was in Edale) immediately attended and were able to reach the casualty quickly.

The casualty was transported by Land Rover to Edale Station to be assessed and treated. They were then taken by their family to hospital.

Additional team members traveling …

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Kinder Scout

The second call out of the day for the team came early evening in a search for an overdue group of Duke of Edinburgh participants.

As their exact location was unknown the Kinder Search Plan was initiated. In addition to not knowing where the group were, we had received information that one of the group members may have sustained a lower leg injury.

While team members were traveling to the rendezvous point, the party was located elsewhere, and the team stood down….

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