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Grindsbrook, Edale

Along with a fantastic support team, many operational team members are engaged in ‘behind the scenes’ team activities, which help the team to run smoothly. Tuesday evening was no exception. The media team was on a Zoom call discussing exciting plans for next year when the team leader informed operational team members that a call-out had just come through. This gave members brief advance notice before the call-out text message alert was received.

The call was made by a small group of equipped walkers who were at the very top of Grindsbrook Clough, close to …

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Jacobs Ladder

A mountain biker was starting the descent back into the Edale valley, when they hit the rough terrain, resulting in multiple injuries. The casualty was treated by a team paramedic and then was carried down into the valley to wait for a land ambulance for a transfer to the hospital.

We wish both casualties a speedy recovery and in the heat a BIG thank you to our members

This call out also featured in the BBC news –

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Sir William Hill, Eyam.

Search Dog Wren and handler Andy, who were at Chatsworth, were requested to assist Edale Mountain Rescue team with the search for a missing person. Thankfully the missing person was found safe and well.

Now it was time for Andy and a very tired Wren to return to Chatsworth for a search dog demonstration!

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Ravenstor, Cressbrook.

A climber took a 6-8 metre fall resulting in loss of consciousness and a head injury.

Six team members were tasked from Chatsworth, along with other team members together with Edale Mountain Rescue who were asked to provide assistance and had only recently stood down from a search in Eyam.

Due to the nature of the injury and location, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency was tasked to despatch an S-92 helicopter. Along with this asset, Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance was tasked, as well as an East Midlands

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