The team was requested to assist Edale Mountain Rescue Teamwith a fallen climber on Stanage Edge. The climber had taken a short fall, which had resulted in a lower leg injury. After administrating first aid, the casualty was carried on a stretcher to Plantation car park and taken to hospital by friends.
A lady from Sheffield was enjoying an evening walk on Mam Tor, when she unfortunately slipped, sustaining an injury.
Unable to carry on by herself, the lady was assisted by some passing walkers, who called for help.
Both Edale Mountain Rescue Team and Buxton Mountain Rescue responded. The team’s assisting a local First Responder stretcher the lady to an East Midlands Ambulance at Mam Nick car park.
The team was called to assist Edale MRT after a request from East Midlands Ambulance Service to attend a crashed paraglider who had collided with a wall on Rebellion Knoll, Bradwell Edge. The Team arrived just after Derbyshire Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance and worked with the crew to stabilise the injured pilot and evacuate him the short distance to the aircraft on a mountain rescue stretcher.
A BMRT search Dog team was called at 2250 to assist Derby MRT with a search in the Ashbourne area for a missing 71 year old vulnerable male. The Dog Team carried out numerous search tasks. The missing male was not located in the search area and the Dog Team were stood down.
The team were called to a joint known location incident with Edale MRT.
A climbers belay point gave way while abseiling off Goliaths Groove at Stanage Edge resulting in a 10m fall to the ground. Fourteen Edale team members and four members of Buxton Mountain Rescue Team team treated the climber at the scene for leg and facial injuries. After strong pain relief by a team medic he was packaged and immobilised on to a team stretcher and swiftly evacuated to the road and the awaiting Derbyshire Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance. From there he was flown to the Major Trauma …