Long Cliff, Castleton

  • Call out for year: 14
  • Date: 5/03/08
  • Time: 2:52 pm
  • Grid ref: SK1421 8259
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 7
  • Time taken: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Total man hours: 10.5

Incident report

Buxton Edale snatch squad called to evacuate a 52 year old male from Bromsgrove, West Midlands, who had slipped on the footpath across Long Cliff and sustained an injury to his right lower leg. He was treated on site by ambulance service paramedics and a mountain rescue team doctor before being evacuated by stretcher to the waiting ambulance at Speedwell Cavern and transferred to the Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport for further treatment.

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