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Grindsbrook Clough

A walker had fallen at the top of Grindsbrook, near Foxholes, resulting in a painful injury to the ankle. Unable to descend, the walking party called for help. Eight team members were tasked to attend from Chatsworth Country Fair along with other team members. From where the casualty was located, a stretcher carry required a large number of team members to attend, therefore due to our commitments at Chatsworth, Edale Mountain Rescue Team was requested to assist. Unfortunately, Edale team were also experiencing a busy weekend, but thankfully a couple of team members were able to assist….

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In the early hours of Tuesday, we responded to a request from Derbyshire Constabulary concerning a stranded camper. The individual’s family had alerted us to his distress due to a medical episode, rendering him uncontactable.

Given the limited information about his whereabouts, our teams were dispatched to potential locations.

Concurrently, we worked diligently to establish communication and were relieved when the patient regained consciousness and responded to our calls. This crucial connection allowed us to pinpoint his precise location using his mobile phone. Remarkably, he had been unconscious …

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Conies Dale. Peak Forest.

A group of experienced climbers were enjoying a selection of challenging boulder problems on a small crag in Conies Dale. During a difficult move over the overhang, one of the group lost his hold resulting in a fall of about 3 metres. Although he landed on a bouldering mat, it was unfortunately an awkward landing resulting in a painful knee injury.

Team members arrived at the designated meeting location at Sweetknoll Farm and then made their way to the casualty’s location.

Casualty care first aid was provided by the team. The climber …

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Three Shires Head

The team was called to a multiagency response to Three Shires Head with North West Air Ambulance Charity, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue, Officialwmas, Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

A member of the public enjoying a summers evening wanted to cool down and enjoy the cool waters of the River Dane. He decided to jump from the upper-tier waterfall to the pool below!

Unfortunately, the water level is currently extremely low and the jump resulted in landing hard on the riverbed, which is mainly gritstone! This resulted in suspected multiple …

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