Bleaklow from Snake

  • Call out for year: 14
  • Date: 3/04/10
  • Time: 10:00 pm
  • Grid ref: sk 06 76
  • Type of incident: Walker Search lost (self report)(1)
  • Team members involved: 2
  • Time taken: 3 hours
  • Total man hours: 6

Incident report

Buxton’s Search Dog Zak with handler Nick Smith were called together with four other Peak District Search Dogs to rendezvous at Heatherdene car park in readiness for a search of Bleaklow.

The search was launched following a report of a seventeen year old male lost on the walk from Edale to Crowden. Fortunately the search controllers were able to pinpoint his position from the information they had received and a police helicopter was able to fly over the youth. A section of Woodhead team members climbed to John Track Well to escort the casualty off

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