Grindsbrook, Edale

  • Call out for year: 50
  • Date: 23/08/14
  • Time: 12:55 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 110 873
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 9
  • Time taken: 2.25 hrs
  • Total man hours: 20.25

Incident report

Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams called out following the report a a man having sustained a knee injury whilst climbing Grindsbrook  Aug 2014 SMALLGrindsbrook Clough.

The 44 year old man from Rossington, Doncaster, had been walking when he twisted his left knee preventing him from continuing.   At the time of the report Edale MRT had members fundraising in Edale village so equipment was soon on its way up the valley.  Buxton team was engaged at Dove Holes Carnival but detached two vehicles and nine members to assist with the evacuation.

The casualty was placed on a rescue stretcher and then carried back down Grindsbrook Clough to Edale.  The man made private arrangements for transport to hospital.

Photos:   The evacuation part find it hard going on the narrow Grindsbrook path.

Grindsbrook  Aug 2014 2 SMALLCasualty arriving in Edale village.



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