Kinder Scout, Western Edges

  • Call out for year: 21
  • Date: 27/10/11
  • Time: 7:15 pm
  • Grid ref: SK071 876
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 2
  • Time taken: 2.5 hrs
  • Total man hours: 5 hrs

Incident report

Buxton Searchdog, Zak, with handler and navigator, together with a dog team frm Glossop, called to assist Kinder MRT with a search for a group of 4 young persons on a DofE expedition.

One of the party had sustained an ankle injury and the party had missed their path as night and cloud descended. However, they were able to call in with a grid reference. A Kinder section located them under Cluther Rocks and escorted them off the hill.

The dog teams were returned to base.

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