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Grindsbrook Clough, Edale

Team members were diverted from the previous call out to assist Edale MRT with a call out to assist an injured person in Grindsbrook Clough.

A small section of three was initially dispatched from Edale village and made their way to the casualty, who was situated at halfway rocks. A walker had taken a fall and had injured their right ankle. The first Casualty Carer on scene assessed the ankle and administered strong pain relief. A box splint was applied to stabilise the ankle, before the casualty was packaged and placed on a mountain rescue …

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Crowden Clough, Edale

A call was received with the request to assist Kinder Mountain Rescue Team with an incident above Crowden Clough. As team members arrived at the rendezvous point in Tipps Car Park, Edale, an additional call was received for a second call out with Edale Mountain Rescue Team in Grindsbrook Clough.

Kinder mountain rescue team had sufficient numbers to respond to the job in Crowden Clough and air support via both helimed and the Maritime and Coastguard helicopters were en-route. Knowing the above help was soon to arrive, Buxton team members were diverted to …

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Harpur Hill Quarry

A group of climbers was making the most of the fine weather by enjoying some routes in the quarry, when one fell a short distance making an awkward landing onto rocks and sustaining a lower leg injury.

Another member of the party made a 999 call to East Midlands Ambulance Service who were quickly on scene to provide initial medical treatment. EMAS then made a request for assistance from Buxton Mountain Rescue Team to help with the evacuation from the casualty site. With the close proximity to our Buxton base a speedy response …

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Tittesworth Reservoir.

While out for a walk around Tittesworth Reservoir one member of a party jumped across a small stream, but unfortunately landed in soft mud resulting in a tumble and a lower leg injury.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the scene, and a request made to the Midlands Air Ambulance to evacuate the casualty. Buxton MRT was called to assist, and vehicles were deployed from our bases to the Tittesworth. The casualty was transferred to the helicopter landing site with the help of local outdoor instructors before evacuation to hospital for further treatment. …

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Curbar Gap

A climber had fallen off a route at Curbar Edge which resulted Edale Mountain Rescue Team being called to assist EMAS with the extraction of the casualty. As the situation was not clear at the time, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were requested to assist.

An air ambulance was deployed to the scene and the casualty who had sustained a serious injury was quickly flown to Sheffield Northern General Hospital.

The two team members who has responded to assist were quickly stood down as the air evacuation took place, and returned …

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