Winnats Pass near Castleton

  • Call out for year: 52
  • Date: 26/10/09
  • Time: 5:05 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 1378 8277
  • Type of incident: Walker Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 10
  • Time taken: 1.5 hours
  • Total man hours: 15

Incident report

A joint Buxton and Edale Snatch Squad call-out to assist a 48 year old lady from Sheffield who had slipped on the steep sides of Winnats Pass.

Team members rendezvoused at Speedwell Cavern for a short but steep climb to the casualty site.  The lady, who had a suspected Winnats sign smalllbroken lower leg injury, was treated on site by team members and helli-med crew. She was then carried by stretcher to the waiting South Yorkshire Air-ambulance for the short flight to a Sheffield hospital.

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