Curbar Gap

  • Call out for year: 70
  • Date: 21/09/20
  • Time: 3:09 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 26100 74700
  • Type of incident: Climber Injured(1)
  • Team members involved: 2
  • Time taken: 34 minutes
  • Total man hours: 1 hour

Incident report

A climber had fallen off a route at Curbar Edge which resulted Edale Mountain Rescue Team being called to assist EMAS with the extraction of the casualty. As the situation was not clear at the time, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were requested to assist.

An air ambulance was deployed to the scene and the casualty who had sustained a serious injury was quickly flown to Sheffield Northern General Hospital.

The two team members who has responded to assist were quickly stood down as the air evacuation took place, and returned to BMRT base.

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