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Hoffman Quarry, Buxton

While leading a route on the Lower Tier of Hoffman Quarry a climber fell sustaining a serious lower leg injury. The fall was witnessed by some climbers who were close by and dialled 999 and asked for Police and then Mountain Rescue.

The location of the quarry on the outskirts of Buxton meant locally based team members were soon on scene, with response vehicles arriving shortly after. The preliminary medical assessment identified the severity of the injury, and a request was made by the Incident Controller for helicopter evacuation of the casualty. The …

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Mam Tor, Castleton

The Team was called out mid morning to a report of a mountain biker who had taken a fall on Mam Tor.

Twelve team members responded very quickly and whilst they were en-route to the reported incident, further information was received which meant that our help was not required.

The team was stood down after just 5 minutes.

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Cave Dale, Castleton

The team were called along with Edale mountain Rescue Team to an injured person in Cave Dale, Castleton.

Whilst en-route to the rv point, we were informed that the casualty had been able to make their own way down to Castleton with the assistance of their family and the team was stood down.

Team members that had arrived at site helped to ensure the casualty was ok. until the ambulance arrived.

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Berry Clough, Goyt Valley.

While walking up Berry Clough one member of a DofE group stepped into a deep hole sustaining a painful lower leg injury. Initial assistance was given by some passing walkers while contact was made with the group’s supervisor, who was soon on scene.

As the casualty was unable to walk the decision was taken to call for external help and the call was made to the Police and then Mountain Rescue. The supervisor was able to give a detailed OS grid reference, so members of the team were soon on scene to provide assistance. …

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Over Haddon, south west of Bakewell

The team were called out by the Police to help search for a coule who had become lost whilst out walking. An initial search by the Police had failed to locate the couple, and we were unable to lock onto their phone signal to obtain an accurate position.

As Team Members were en-route to the rv point, the Police were able to locate the couple and the team was stood down.

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