Castleton, near Peak Cavern

  • Call out for year: 36
  • Date: 1/06/14
  • Time: 7:13 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 146 825
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 9
  • Time taken: 30 minutes
  • Total man hours: 4.5

Incident report

Buxton and Edale Teams’ Joint Snatch Squad called to rendezvous in the Devils Arse car park in Castleton when a repoPeak Cavern sign smallrt of an injured female walker was received.

The 54 year old lady, from London, had simply slipped on the public footpath leading from the village up towards Winnats Pass and sustained a suspected fracture of the lower leg.  The lady was treated on site by team members and then carried on a rescue stretcher back to the cavern car-park where an ambulance was waiting to take her for further examination in hospital.

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