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Date: Sat 13 Feb 2021

Team members involved: 8

Dennis Knoll

Incident 21 - Saturday 13th February 16:55hrs A call came in to the team early evening to say a walker had sustained an ankle injury after slipping on ice whilst walking on Stanage. The casualty had become exhausted, having started their walk at 9.00am some distance away. When the team arrived at the scene the casualty was cold and exhausted he was recovered by the team and placed into a vehicle for his safe return home.


Date: Sat 13 Feb 2021

Team members involved: 16

Burbage North

Incident 19 - Saturday 13th February 14:12hrs. While team members were sorting out the equipment from the job on Big Moor, a call came through to say a distressed walker had fallen in a bog whilst walking on Burbage North. Due to the snowy and cold conditions the team then made their way over to the casualty. As one of the team vehicles approached the R.V. point, the casualty made themselves known to the driver, to say they were ok and didn't need the teams assistance anymore. The rest of the team were then stood down and the casualty was then helped back down to his vehicle.


Date: Sat 13 Feb 2021

Team members involved: 19

Big Moor

Incident 18 - Saturday 13th February 2021 12:28hrs. A call was received from Derbyshire police to go to the assistance of a couple of friends out walking on their lockdown local daily exercise. Despite caution, one had slipped on the ice whilst walking from Barbrook Reservoir on the A621. Having sustained an injury to their hip the casualty was unable to get back to the road. Prior to arrival of the first team members, the lady was supported by her walking companion who was further supported by some passing wild swimmers. Following a quick assessment by a team Paramedic, where some analgesia was given, she was carried back to the road, on a mountain rescue stretcher, where she was handed over to EMAS for transfer to hospital.


Date: Thu 11 Feb 2021

Team members involved: 14

Redmires

Incident 17 - Thursday 11th February 15:41hrs. A request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to an incident at Redmires reservoirs. A local walker had slipped on some ice and injured their ankle. A passing team member out getting some exercise was soon with the casualty. It was relayed back to control that the casualty was very cold and hypothermic, not helped by sub zero temperatures and a slight windchill. Warm clothing was quickly deployed by initial team members with team equipment following as the first team vehicle arrived. The casualty was assessed and given strong analgesia before being loaded onto the mountain rescue stretcher for evacuation back to the road and the awaiting ambulance. After further assessment they were transported to Sheffield Northern General Hospital.


Date: Wed 10 Feb 2021

Team members involved: 15

Ryecroft Glen

Incident 16 - Wednesday 10th February 2021 15:59hrs A request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with an incident in Sheffield. A walker had slipped while out walking locally with their two dogs in the Ryecroft Glen area of Ecclesall Woods. A team doctor who lives close by, was the first on scene and was able to start giving them immediate care. As team members arrived at the RV, it was established that we could drive down to the casualty site. Under Covid guidelines we are only allowing two in each vehicle and wearing full PPE. The rest of the team walked down the bridleway to assist with the carry back to the road head on Limb Lane for an handover to the ambulance crew. After a further assessment they were transported to Sheffield Northern General Hospital for x rays and treatment.


Date: Mon 01 Feb 2021

Team members involved: 22

Blackamoor

Incident 015 Monday 1st February 2021 17:25hrs Called by the Yorkshire Ambulance service to a young mountain biker who had taken a tumble on Blackamoor sustaining a lower leg injury. The biker was initially located and treated by the crew of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Team members then took over casualty care and evacuated them back to the road and a waiting land ambulance.


Date: Sun 31 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 23

Burbage North

Incident 014 Sunday 31st January 2021 13:09hrs. Our Deputy Team Leader was contacted via a colleague whilst walking on Burbage North. They had come across a walker with serious chest pains, who was struggling to carry on with their walk. The team were able to respond very quickly, to the incident, due to team members being at our base carrying out the necessary monthly checks to the vehicles and the equipment. Team members were on scene within fifteen minutes and with the casualty within another five minutes. A primary survey told us that this casualty needed a swift evacuation. After relevant medication was given, the casualty was packaged and placed onto a waiting mountain rescue stretcher and carried back to the roadside to a waiting Yorkshire Ambulance Service crew. Thank you to the passing consultant that looked after the casualty until our arrival.


Date: Sun 24 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 12

Riley Wood, Eyam

Incident 013 - Sunday 24th January 2021, 16:27hrs A busy afternoon for the team. As incident 12 was just closing down, a call came from East Midlands Ambulance Service via the PDMRO duty controller to assist with an injured walker at Top Riley, near Eyam. Personnel finishing at incident 012 headed to Top Riley. Those just finishing the earlier job headed straight to Eyam to provide the assistance needed. After quickly locating the casulty, their lower leg injury was treated, and they were packaged onto the mountain rescue stretcher to be transported a short distance before handing over to EMAS for onward transport to hospital. Members then headed to base to decontaminate and replenish the three sets of kit. A long afternoon for all involved.


Date: Sun 24 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 8

Parson House

Incident 012 - Sunday 24th January 2021, 15:52hrs As members were deploying to incident 011, Yorkshire Ambulance Service made another request for assistance with a casualty who had slipped on ice sustaining back injuries near Parson House, Houndkirk. The ambulance crew were already on scene but needed mountain rescue assistance to evacuated the casualty due to the winter conditions. A small number of those heading to incident 011 were diverted to Parson House to assist.


Date: Sun 24 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 14

Porterbrook

Incident 011 - Sunday 24th January 2021, 15:25hr Edale MRT were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to deal with a fallen walker sustaining a lower leg injury. The team were deployed to Cottage Lane but as further info came through on the casualty's location using our phonefind tool, the team were re-directed to the top of Porter Clough on Fulwood Lane. First team member on scene assessed injuries and confirmed of an isolated lower leg. As further members arrived, kit was quickly deployed to scene, then the casualty was splinted appropriately, and packaged onto a mountain rescue stretcher to be carried back to the road head. The casualty was handed on to YAS for transport to hospital. Note, as this incident was going on, we were also requested to incidents 012 and 013!


Date: Fri 22 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 8

Mam Tor

Incident 010 - Friday 22nd January 2021, 22:54hrs In the late hours of Friday night Edale Team were called by Derbyshire Police via the PDMRO duty controller to assist with an incident on Mam Tor with regards to a high risk person. The terrain and weather conditions called for the experience and skills of mountain rescue to assist police officers with evacuation of the person from the edge of the Mam Tor cliffs. A small team were deployed to the incident to provide the support required. After locating the casualty with Derbyshire Police, they were made safe and given extra clothing, before being escorted back to the road head. The team were stood down at 01:01.


Date: Thu 21 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 8

Bakewell flood

Incident 009 - Thursday 21st January 2021 05:00hrs Request from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service to assist with flooding around the river Wye area of Bakewell. At 06:00hrs this morning, Edale Mountain Rescue Team along with Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team took over from Kinder, Buxton and Derby Mountain Rescue Teams, who had been covering through the night. Swiftwater Rescue Technicians and support team members, were put on standby at Bakewell Fire Station along with specialist equipment if needed. There was a significant risk to life and property during the night and the early hours of this morning. Fortunately the rain decreased and river levels started dropping to a safer level. All Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation teams stood down at 12:00hrs today.


Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 22

Search Bradwell

Incident 008 - Tuesday 19th January 2021 20:35hrs A request to assist Derbyshire Constabulary in a search for a missing vulnerable male in the Hope Valley. Twenty team members and four search dogs responded to the request. Fortunately on the way to RV at Edale base the gentleman was found by a police search dog handler and the team were stood down.


Date: Sun 10 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 9

Rother Valley Country Park

Incident 007 - Sunday 10th January 2021, 15:29hrs Team members responded to a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with an incident at Rother Valley Country Park. Just as our first team member arrived at the RV news came through that the ambulance crew were able to access the patient directly and our services were no longer required.


Date: Tue 05 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 16

Curbar Edge

Incident 006 - Tuesday 5th January 2021, 12:02hrs The team were called by the Peak District Duty Controller to deal with an incident of an unresponsive person in the Curbar Edge area. After a quick phone call with the informant, the exact location was identified, and the team deployed to Curbar Gap car park. The first members arrived at the RV with EMAS paramedics, and made their way to the casualty. Fortunately, the casualty came round, and was able to walk back to the car park for further assessment in the ambulance, and transport on wards to hospital.


Date: Mon 04 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 14

Hope Valley

Incident 5 - Monday 4th January 2021, 21:00hrs At 21:00 Derbyshire police contacted the team with regards to a high risk missing person. A young student had left a local school at 17:00 and failed to return home. With consideration to the time of night, their clothing and the state of the weather in the Hope Valley; an immediate response was initiated from our base along with support from Buxton Mountain Rescue team and four Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England (MRSDE) dog teams. Luckily as the teams were commencing their initial search areas the missing person turned up safe and well at a friend’s residence. A happy outcome to an initially very concerning situation.


Date: Sun 03 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 1

Mam Tor

Incident 004 - Sunday 3rd January 18:00hrs Incident 3 of the day: A group of three walkers descending from Mam Tor to Edale managed to get separated from one of their group in a snow shower. The remaining two walkers managed to make it back to Edale but there was no sign of their friend (they were last seen heading south from Mam Tor summit and their phone battery was now assumed to be flat). As the duty team leader was making initial enquiries the errant walker turned up at home; having turned his phone on to find a number of missed calls along with a ‘Phone Find’ message from Mountain Rescue.


Date: Sun 03 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 22

Abney Clough

Incident 003 - Sunday 3rd January 14:45hrs. Just as team members were returning to our base in Hope to clean and sort kit from the previous incident we were made aware of a second job somewhere near Abney Village. On making contact with the informant the casualty party was located further east in Abney Clough. A walker out with their family had taken a slip and fallen badly on their hip causing a suspected fracture. Due to the potentially serious nature of the injury Yorkshire Ambulance service Helimed 98 was also dispatched and arrived on scene shortly after the team. The casualty was given pain relief and stretchered to a waiting East Midlands ambulance for onward transport to hospital.


Date: Sun 03 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 20

Derwent Edge

Incident 002 - Sunday 3rd January 2021 12:00hrs The duty team leader was contacted by East Midlands ambulance service with regards to reports of an injured walker on Derwent Edge. Fortunately a number of team members were at our base carrying out one of our scheduled equipment checks enabling a rapid response. A phone find pin-pointed the casualty party near the summit of pike low and team vehicles were able to deploy personnel and kit from the eastern side of the dam wall. The casualty was quickly located and treated for a lower leg injury before being sledged back down on a Mountain Rescue stretcher to a waiting East Midlands Ambulance.


Date: Sat 02 Jan 2021

Team members involved: 21

Stanage Pole

Incident 001 - Saturday January 2021 15:03hrs The team was contacted simultaneously by the Peak District Duty Controller and Yorkshire Ambulance Service with regards to a walker who had taken a slip on icy ground near to Stanage pole and sustained a lower leg injury A what three words location was initially sent but a more accurate grid reference achieved through the team’s phone find technology. This allowed team members and vehicles to rendezvous at an increasingly snowy and icy Dennis Knoll. Three team vehicles were dispatched up to the Cas site where the walker was treated for their injuries and taken out of the deteriorating weather. The casualty was then ferried lower down the Hope Valley to better road conditions for onward travel to hospital.


Date: Wed 30 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 15

Mam Tor

Incident 156 - Wednesday 30th December 2020 13:59 hrs The third call out of the day came through from the PDMRO controller to inform the team that another incident had occurred, this time on Mam Tor. A walker had slipped on the ice at the summit of Mam Tor and had sustained an ankle injury. Whilst the team were finishing at Slippery Stones the returning vehicle from Burbage South was able to be diverted to Mam Tor. Our neighbouring team, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were also called to help out. The casualty was given pain relief and evacuated to a waiting nearby ambulance. The team then returned back to base to replenish their kit after a busy afternoon.


Date: Wed 30 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 6

Burbage Valley

Incident 155 - Wednesday 30th December 2020 13.09hrs Whilst the team were dealing with the previous incident, another call came through regarding another casualty at Burbage South. The casualty was reported to have collapsed, causing a wrist injury in the process. A team vehicle was dispatched from the previous incident to attend the casualty. As the team were mobilizing, the walker felt fit enough to make their own way back to their vehicle. The team still continued to make their way to the RV point just in case things took a turn for the worse, however everything was ok and they were able to stand down and make their way back to the previous incident.


Date: Wed 30 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 15

Slippery Stones, Upper Derwent

Incident 154- Wednesday 30th December 2020 12:38hrs A call from the PDMRO came through early this afternoon for a fallen walker reported to be at Slippery Stones in the Upper Derwent Valley with a suspected ankle injury. The team were dispatched to Fairholmes visitor centre for the RV point and then made their way to the casualty up to Slippery Stones. Once the team made contact to the casualty, which wasn't too far from the road, they were able to administer pain relief. The team were then able to make their way with the casualty to the waiting ambulance via the team stretcher.


Date: Mon 28 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 14

Mam Nick

Incident 153 - Monday 28th December 2020, 10:13hrs An early call out came through to the team from the Peak District Duty Controller to assist Buxton Mountain Rescue Team with an incident at Mam Nick. A report of a walker with an ankle injury had been reported. Both teams were tasked to help EMAS with the casualty, who was found not too far from the road side. After pain relief had been administered the casualty was then evacuated via a stretcher to a waiting ambulance. Team members were then stood down to return to their festive activities.


Date: Sun 27 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 1

Froggatt

Incident 152 - Sunday 27th December 2020, 20:48hrs. The team were contacted following reports of a flare sighted over the froggatt edge area. Fortunately, local team members could confirm that multiple fireworks had been released over the area during the same period of time. With no further calls for help or other indications, it was put down as a false alarm with good intent. If you do need mountain rescue, please remember to call 999 and ask for POLICE - MOUNTAIN RESCUE. This will ensure you get the help you require in the most rapid time.


Date: Sun 27 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 17

Dale Dike

Incident 151 - 27th December 2020, 1320hrs The team was contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with regards to a walker with an injured ankle. After some initial investigation work re the location we established that the injured walker was on a path at the side of Dale Dyke Reservoir. As this falls on the boundary of our patch with Woodhead MRTs they were also called to assist. Our first team members on scene assessed the walkers injuries and administered pain relief and a splint to the injured leg. They were then loaded onto a a stretcher, carried back to the road and handed over to a YAS crew for onward transport to hospital.


Date: Fri 25 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 11

Hollins Cross

Incident 150 - Friday 25th December 2020, 10:40hrs The Peak District Duty Controller contacted Edale Team to attend an incident at Hollins Cross. There had been a report of a walker losing consciousness for a short period of time. As the team were mobilizing the walker felt fit enough to make their own way back to the ambulance. The team still continued to make their way to the RV point in case things took a turn for the worse. Luckily it didn't, and once the casualty was checked over by the paramedics the team were stood down to return to their families for the remainder of Christmas Day.


Date: Thu 24 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 17

Longshaw

Incident 149 - Thursday 24th December 2020, 14:32hrs The team were called by East Midlands Ambulance to an incident at Longshaw. A family walk in the woods came to an abrupt end when one of the party was incapacitated with abdominal pain. Unable to move, the team were called to assist. A team doctor assessed the casualty alongside paramedics from the ambulance service. The patient was then evacuated on a mountain rescue stretcher to a waiting ambulance for further assessment at hospital.


Date: Tue 22 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 20

Totley

Incident 148 - Tuesday 22nd December 2020 08.55hrs. A request from South Yorkshire Police to search the Totley area of woodland for a missing vulnerable person. A Person had been missing since sometime Monday and after a search by Police officers in the area, no one was was found. The team were mobilised at 09:30 this morning along with four Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England to rendezvous at the Shepley Spitfire off Mickley Lane. Because of certain intelligence we had received, sections were briefed to search the immediate woodland areas. Just after 11:00hrs a find was made by search dog Flo and her Handler. The casualty was very hypothermic and suffering from other injuries. Immediate medical care was given while the rest of the team made their way to the casualty site with all the kit for evacuation and warming. Helimed 98 was scrambled from Yorkshire Air Ambulance and was soon on scene where the team had arranged a landing zone near to the site. The person was carried to the helicopter on a mountain rescue stretcher and reassessed by the air ambulance doctor before being placed in a special heat blanket to gently raise the body temperature before being flown to Northern General Hospital for further care. Message from team leader. Fantastic outcome and the amount of team members involved in this is worth a special mention. The air ambulance despatch desk paramedic is a member of the team. The air ambulance doctor, is a member of the team and the senior nurse at Northern General Hospital that was part of the care team waiting to take over the casualties care is also a member of the team. The amount of diversity and special skills within our team never ceases to amaze me. Well done to everyone and a special mention to Dog Handler Paul Bartram, (Bart) and his dog Flo which was their first operational find since grading as a search dog team. Thank you to the Shepley Spitfire for the use of your car park and toilets.


Date: Tue 22 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 1

Wingerworth

Dog 11 - 2020 Wingerworth Search dog Flash called to assist Derby MRT with a search for a missing person in the Wingerworth Area.


Date: Tue 15 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 1

New Mills

Search Dog Flo called to assist Kinder MRT with a search in the New Mills area.


Date: Tue 15 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 10

Back Tor Castleton

Incident 147 - Tuesday 15th December 2020 12:07hrs A very unusual request from Derbyshire Constabulary via the Peak District Mountain Rescue duty controller. A gentleman while out walking the Great Ridge with friends had reported that his dog had slipped down the face of Back Tor and had sustained significant injuries including catastrophic bleeding. The team leader was local, so was able to respond to the nearest RV to the incident and confirm the location. The owner was with three of his friends and between them they were able to get Walter the Hungarian Vizsla up to the ridge track and started to carry him down towards Castleton. We had a visual contact with the party and could confirm with them that they were taking the best route off towards our RV. As team members arrived an hasty snatch party was sent up to meet and assist with the evacuation. One of our team members is a vet and she was requested to attend the scene to give emergency medical treatment to Walter. We then transported the owner and Walter to their car in Hope where the team vet accompanied them both to a veterinary practice in Sheffield giving oxygen on route. The usual business of dealing with the kit after a call out still needed to be completed, and kit wash washed and gear replaced according to Covid-19 regulations. We wish Walter a full recovery.


Date: Sun 13 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 2

Matlock

Search Dogs Bolt and Flo called to assist Derby MRT and other MRSDE teams with a search in the Matlock area.


Date: Sat 12 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 16

Hell Bank Plantation

Incident 146 - Saturday 12th December 10:42hrs. The team was requested by Derby Constabulary to a report of a walker who had slipped whilst walking in Hell Bank Plantation. The Duty Team Leader called out the team to the RV above Beeley village where we could access the track to the casualty site. Fortunately a team vehicle was able to get to the casualty. East Midland Ambulance Service were also in attendance and they were driven to the casualty site. The walker was kept warm whist a primary survey was conducted by team members. The offending leg was splinted and they were then transported to the ambulance in a team vehicle for onward transport to Chesterfield Royal Hospital. The casualty’s dogs were delivered safely back home by a team member.


Date: Thu 10 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 15

Cow Close Farm

Incident 145 - Thursday 10th December 2020, 11:57hrs The team were called by Derbyshire constabulary to assist a fallen walker near to Hathersage. The walker had injured their hip, and couldn't move off the ground. It was a cold murky day, and the patient was getting incredibly cold. The team responded and assessed the injured walker, giving analgesia and immobilising and insulating them in a vacuum mattress. They were joined by East Midlands Ambulance Service resources including Helimed 54. The patient was carried to the roadhead on the mountain rescue stretcher before being loaded onto a land ambulance for transfer to hospital, releasing the helicopter for further taskings.


Date: Wed 09 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 2

Bleaklow

Incident 144 - Wednesday 9th December 2020, 20:15hrs As team members were heading home from incident 143, we received a request to assist other Peak District teams to search for a missing walker. The walker had set off from the Derwent Valley to walk to Crowden via Alport. The walker was reported to be well equipped and experienced. When the walker did not arrive at the designated time the alarm was raised. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team along with Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team and Edale Mountain Rescue Team were preparing for to search when news came in that he had been found safe and well near the Woodhead Pass. Team stood down at 20:37hrs


Date: Wed 09 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 15

Poolsbrook

Incident 143 - Wednesday 9th December 2020, 12:11hrs Edale MRT were contact via Derbyshire Police to assist in the search for a vulnerable missing person in Chesterfield. Derby Mountain Rescue Team were also deployed to this incident, along with a number of Search Dogs from Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England. After a search of the areas of interest a foot section from Derby MRT located the missing person, sadly deceased. Out thoughts go out to the gentlemans family and friends.


Date: Mon 07 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 10

Bradfield Gate

Incident 142 Monday 7th December 2020 13:16hrs A request from Yorkshire Ambulance service for reports of a walker on Derwent edge who had slipped and dislocated their shoulder. The location given by the casualty was between Bradfield Gate Head and the Cakes of Bread rocks. Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team were also called to bolster numbers as is our normal protocol for mid week jobs with our neighbouring colleagues. Team members were able to access the Foulstone Delph Track in team vehicles which allowed a quicker response than on foot to the casualty site. After an initial assessment it was decided to give the casualty some strong analgesia before an attempt was made to relocate the shoulder. Unfortunately we were unsuccessful and he was packaged and loaded on to a mountain rescue stretcher and carried back down the track to the road head RV and handed over to the waiting ambulance crew for transportation to Sheffield Northern General hospital for further treatment.


Date: Fri 04 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 16

Sparrowpit


Date: Fri 04 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 15

Snow cover

Incident 140 - Friday 4th December 2020, 14:57hrs The team were tasked by Derbyshire police, along with Glossop Mountain Rescue Team, to drive along the closed A57 Snake pass to ensure there were no motorists stranded in the snow. As the team were starting their way up the Snake Pass, they were diverted to another incident - Incident 141. Glossop MRT were able to complete the tasking whilst Edale MRT diverted to the next incident at Sparrowpit. After dealing with the incident at Sparrowpit the team returned to the previous tasking, with 2 vehicles heading up the Snake Pass to assist stranded motorists.


Date: Tue 01 Dec 2020

Team members involved: 11

Bleaklow

Incident 139 - Tuesday 1st December 2020, 21:04hrs The team were contacted as part of an ongoing search for a missing walker on Bleaklow. Glossop and Woodhead Mountain Rescue Teams were already deployed onto the hill, and with the clock ticking and the temperatures dropping, there was significant concern for the missing walker. Edale team members were tasked to search the upper derwent, in case the walker had ended up descending into the valley. Just as team members were deploying from the RV, we received word that that missing walker had been found - cold, exhausted, but safe and near to the woodhead pass. Edale team members stood down.


Date: Mon 23 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 5

Totley Moor

Incident 138 - Monday 23rd November 10:43hrs Edale Team were called to assist a stuck walker in some boggy ground around Barbrook / Totley Moor. A quick job for the team. A close-by response quickly arrived at Barbrook Bridge, and after spotting the stuck walker, made their way to their location to give a helping hand getting out of the bog, then walk back to the road. A simple 20 minute job for the team.


Date: Sun 22 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 14

Curbar Gap Search

Incident 137 - Sunday 22nd November 17:35hrs The team were contacted by the PDMRO Duty Controller with a report of a pair of overdue walkers in the Curabr Gap / White Edge area. The concerned informant had contacted the police explaining the walkers should have returned to the road over an hour ago. As the team started to mobilize, the missing walkers arrived at the RV. The team were quickly stood down to continue their Sunday evening plans.


Date: Sun 22 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 20

Tumbling Hill

Incident 136 - Sunday 22nd November 14:51hrs The team were called to assist EMAS to go to the aid of a walker with an ankle injury near Grindleford. The team were rapidly on scene and managed the walkers injury with splinting and pain relief. A quick carry back to the roadhead and the walker was handed over the emas for onward treatment and assessment.


Date: Sat 21 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 1

Doncaster

Search Dog Bolt called to assist Woodhead MRT along with 3 other search dogs and Yorkshire SAR. South Yotrkshire Police had requested asistance in searching woddland as part of a missing person enquiry. Nothing was found and the teams were stood down


Date: Sat 14 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 9

Mam Farm

Incident 135 - Saturday 14th November 15:48hrs. Just as the team were returning to their homes or base to clean off from the first incident, a second call of the day to another lower leg injury. A feeling of Deja vu was in the air as we were requested by the Peak District Mountain Rescue duty controller back to RV at the same point as the previous incident. Again team members along with a team paramedic were soon on scene to start treating the Casualty. Because of the possible difficult extraction on a very muddy contouring track, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were requested to help. After being assessed and treated with pain relief the casualty was splinted and loaded on to a mountain rescue stretcher for the journey down to the road head via Mam Farm. East Midlands Ambulance Service were also in attendance, but the casualties friend decided that they could transport him to hospital thus releasing the ambulance for other calls. Team members again, returned to base to clean out and decontaminate a very muddy set of kit.


Date: Sat 14 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 14

Broken Road

Incident 134 - Saturday 14th November 13:05hrs A walker on the old broken road below Mam Tor slipped and needed some assistance. Several team members were at base so a quick initial response was facilitated to the walker. Other team members responded from their homes to the RV near to Mam Farm entrance. The casualty was assessed and what appeared to be a sprained ankle was treated. The casualty was then assisted the short journey back to one of our Landrovers and transported up to Mam Nic car park where the friends car was parked for onward transportation to hospital.


Date: Sat 07 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 22

Curbar edge

Incident 133 - Saturday 7th November 2020 14:29hrs. The team was contacted by the duty controller to respond to an incident on Curbar Edge. A walker had suffered a medical issue and were reported as being unconscious somewhere near the trig point. A what3words was ‘refined’ by the duty team leader using phone-find software and the team deployed from a very busy Curbar gap car park. The first team members on scene, along with a EMAS paramedic, found that the walker had regained consciousness and so therefore it was just a simple task of packaging them in a MR stretcher before evacuating them back to the waiting East Midlands Ambulance service ambulance.


Date: Fri 06 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 2

Monsal Dale

Dog Callout 7 - 6th November 2020 Search Dogs Flo and Bolt called to assist Buxton MRT with a search for a vulnerable person in and around Monsal Dale. The missing person was located outside the search area by the police.


Date: Sun 01 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 16

Fairholmes

Incident 132 1st November 2020 1437hrs The second call of the day was a request by EMAS to respond to Fairholmes where they had received a call about a person being in cardiac arrest. As the team were responding, contact was made with the Peak Park Ranger Service at Fairholmes who were able to confirm that the ladies condition was not as serious as first reported. Thus the team members stood down and returned to their afternoon activities.


Date: Sun 01 Nov 2020

Team members involved: 20

Wiseman Hey Clough

Incident 131 - Sunday 1st November 2020 11:16hrs. Several team members were still at base tidying up after the weekend aspirant assessment when a request from the Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation regional controller to a mountain biker who was reported to have taken a tumble and had neck injuries. The initial location was given as Ladybower side of Winn Hill plantation. A hasty section set off in a team Landrover with medical and pain relieving drugs to verify the location and treat the casualties injuries. As more team members arrived we were hampered by cars parked at Yorkshire Bridge. The female mountain biker was located with the help of her friends and after initial primary survey she was treated for her injuries and secured on to a mountain rescue stretcher and brought down to the track where the ambulance had managed to drive to. She was reassessed by the ambulance crew and transported to Sheffield Northern General Hospital for further treatment. Team members returned to base to wash and repack kit ready for the next job.


Date: Sun 25 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 13

Beauchief Woods

Incident 130 - Sunday 25th October 2020 11:20hrs. The team received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to attend to a fallen walker in woodland in the Beauchief area of Sheffield; injuring their leg. An initial What3Words was provided which was further refined and corrected slightly by our phone-find technology. Local team members were quickly on scene and were able to to provide strong analgesia before splinting the limb and evacuating to a YAS ambulance for onward transport to hospital.


Date: Tue 20 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 7

Owler Tor

Incident 129 - Tuesday 20th October 2020 11:47hrs. The duty team leader took an unusual call from the duty PDMRO controller. Whilst at work, a mountain leader had come across a dog stuck in some rocks on Owler Tor. A small group of Edale MR Team members made their way to Surprise View Car Park. After speaking with the informant and understanding the exact location and "stuckness" of the dog, the team members made their way to the incident with equipment to lower one of our slim, small members into the hole. With some love and affection, the dog was gently lifted out from under the rocks, and taken back to the car park to meet its owner, who was over the moon to be reunited their four legged companion who had been missing since Saturday. The team gets around 2 to 3 callouts per year for animal rescues. Today's was the first for 2020.


Date: Mon 19 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 11

Marsh Lane

Incident 128 - Monday 19th October 2020 01:24hrs. A very early Monday morning start for the team. We were requested by Derbyshire Constabulary to search for a missing female in the Marsh Lane area of North East Derbyshire. The Lady had been reported missing by her family. She was last seen at 09:30 on the 18th October at home. As we liased with the police at Marsh Lane, it became apparent that they had covered the ground pretty well but even after using a police dog, two drones and the National Police Air Assets and along with feet on the ground, the lady was still nowhere to be found. The area tasked for Edale Mountain Rescue to cover, was mainly dense woodland around the family home which had proved difficult for the police. Foot sections were hastily sent out to cover the quick footpaths and margins around them while two Edale dog sections from Search and Rescue Dogs England were tasked along with their handlers and navigators to tackle the woods. Sadly after several hours of searching nothing was to be found. One of the dog handlers suggested that a foot section go into his woodland section to do a line search. As the section was getting into position one of the team noticed some items which looked suspicious. Further investigation revealed the Lady laid on the ground. After initial assessment the team were rapidly resourced to the casualty site with all the necessary equipment to warm and evacuate her. An ambulance was despatched to meet the stretcher party at the road where she was transferred to Chesterfield Royal Hospital to receive further care. A very tired team were stood down at 07:39hrs to go either to their day jobs or catch a quick hour before carrying on with their days.


Date: Sun 18 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 18

Stanage Plantation

Incident 127 - Sunday 18th October 2020 15:09hrs Boulderer with lower leg injury in the boulder field below Stanage Edge. As the team leader was calling out the team to this incident, one of our team members was able to respond very quickly as he was climbing near to the incident. On arrival it was obvious to him that strong analgesia was going to be needed. three team members were at base sorting kit so they were first at the RV and made there way to the casualty site with the first bags including the medical bag and entonox. As the other team members arrived further kit including the stronger analgesia was ferried up to enable reducing of the fracture to be carried out. A vacuum splint was applied to keep the fracture stable and the female was packaged up on to the mountain rescue stretcher and specialist warm casualty bag. As we started the evacuation the ambulance crew from East Midlands Ambulance Service arrived. Shortly after the stretcher party arrived and the casualty was handed over into the safe hands of the crew for assessment and onward transfer to Sheffield Northern General Hospital for further treatment.


Date: Sat 17 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 8

Herdmans plantation, Edale

Incident 126 - Saturday 17th October 2020 14:04hrs After a quiet week a call from the Peak District Mountain Rescue controller on behalf of Derbyshire Police to attend an incident at Edale. A lady out with family had, after a good days walking, tripped/slipped as she negotiated the steep section of track directly below the boundary gate at Heardmans plantation. As is usual, we were joined by Buxton Mountain Rescue team to bolster numbers. Team members were quickly at the casualty scene where the lady was assessed and given strong analgesia before the ankle was made stable. Team members then packaged the casualty onto a mountain rescue stretcher and evacuated back to the Nags Head to be further assessed by the crew of the East Midlands Ambulance Service before an onward journey to Stockport hospital for X-rays and further consultation.


Date: Sun 11 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 20

Bamford Edge

Incident 125 - Sunday 11th October 2020 13:50hrs. A request via the Peak District Duty Controller via East Midlands Ambulance Service to assist with a fallen climber. A climber had taken a fall on Salmon Slabs in the Great Tor area on Bamford Edge. Initial reports were that he was unconscious with a head injury. Part of the team were running an aspirant assessment day on the Southern edges of Kinder so SARH was initially called to assist with an evacuation. Phonefind technology was used to confirm the initial Grid Reference, which proved correct. The first team member arrived on scene and found the casualty now conscious and after a primary survey it was decided that the Coastguard helicopter could be stood down. The casualty was able to walk off the edge with the assistance of team members to the awaiting ambulance to be conveyed to Sheffield Northern General Hospital for further assessments and treatment.


Date: Sun 11 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 19

Mam Tor

Incident 124 Sunday 11th October 2020 07:24hrs An early request from the duty controller to a report of a medical incident on the summit of Mam Tor. Both Edale MRT and Buxton Mountain Rescue Team attended along with two crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service. Sadly despite the efforts of everyone on scene the outcome was not a good one. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the gentleman's family and friends at this sad time.


Date: Sat 03 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 15

Kinder Scout

Incident 123, 3rd October 2020 2018hrs The Team was deployed to search for a walker who was reported missing, possibly in the upper Crowden Brook area. Due to the terrible weather conditions, resulting in no air support and additional concern for their safety; the full Kinder pre-plan was instigated. Four Mountain Rescue teams and Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England (MRSDE) search dogs were deployed to search a pre-arranged pattern up to and across the plateau. Luckily as team members were starting to assemble at base the missing walker was locate by police officers in the upper booth farm campsite.


Date: Fri 02 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 5

Gardoms Edge

Incident 122, 2nd October 2020 2000hrs Two people out for walk became misplaced whilst on a walk around Birchens and Gardoms Edge. Their position was identified using "phone find" and a small group of team members were deployed to locate them and escort them back to the road.


Date: Fri 02 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 12

Totley

Incident 121, 2nd October 2020 12:07hrs The team was called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with an incident in countryside above Totley. As the first team members were arriving at the RV we were stood down as the ambulance crews were dealing with the incident .


Date: Thu 01 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 14

Ecclesall Wood

Incident 120 Tuesday 1st October 16:25hrs Just as incident 119 was coming to a close, waiting for the handover to EMAS, Yorkshire Ambulance Service request Edale MRT's help to respond to a casualty reported in Ecclesall Woods who was unconscious and fitting. After contacting the informant the exact location was identified, and the team called to RV at the Saw Mill. Luckily the casualty regained consciousness just before the first Edale Team Member arrived on scene. After a short rest the casualty was able to walk themselves back to the RV where an ambulance awaited to provide onward transport to hospital for the casualty to be checked over. Team members then had the logistical problem of getting the gents dogs safely back to his home address. All in a days work for Mountain rescue. Thank you and well done to the informant for coming to the aid of a complete stranger in what must have been a rather unnerving situation.


Date: Thu 01 Oct 2020

Team members involved: 11

Grindsbrook

Incident 119 Thursday 1st October 13:40hrs The Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation controller contacted the duty leader to request that we respond to a walker with a lower leg injury in the Edale area. After contacting the informant and using phone find technology, the exact location in Grindsbrook clough was identified. With Kinder and Buxton already dealing with a job close by, some members from Buxton team were diverted to assist. The casualty was quickly located, and after administering strong pain relief, their lower leg was splinted and packaged onto a mountain rescue stretcher. The journey back to Edale then proceeded over rough terrain back to the Old Nag's Head Pub. A busy day for East Midlands Ambulance Service meant a short wait before onward transport to hospital for further treatment. Just before members were fully stood down, incident 120 occured.


Date: Mon 28 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 10

Cowley Lane

Incident 118 Monday 28th September 15:24hrs Callout to a lady who had taken a fall with a suspected broken leg. The Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation controller contacted the duty leader to request that we respond to a job in Dronfield Woodhouse. After contacting the informant the casualty was in a coppice about half a mile from Cowley Lane. She had been walking with a group of friends when she tripped on a path of tree roots which resulted in her possibly breaking her femur. After a initial assessment by EMAS staff, the lady was given strong analgesia and packaged onto a mountain rescue stretcher for the short but awkward journey back to the road and the ambulance where she was transported to hospital for X-rays and further treatment. We wish the lady and her friends well and hope they are all back out walking again soon.


Date: Sat 26 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 5

Golden Clough

Incident 117 - Saturday 26th September 2020 22:20hrs. A request from Derbyshire Constabulary to three people lost and benighted on Kinder Scout. After talking with one of the party it was established that they thought that they were in the Ringing Roger area above Edale village and with phone find technology they were further pin pointed in the Upper reaches of Golden Clough. They were in reasonably good spirits and sheltered from the wind so they elected to stay at that position while we deployed a small section to go up and locate them. After been given drinks and food plus some warm clothing and extra lighting, they were escorted a short distance across country before descending down the zig zag path via Heardmans Plantation and back to the Nags Head CP where the partner was waiting. All off the hill for 01:05hrs.


Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 16

Curbar


Date: Sun 20 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 5

Curbar

Incident 115 - Sunday 20th September 2020, 21:00hrs Edale team received a call to assist East Midlands ambulance service and Derbyshire Police with a missing person in the Curbar area. Phone contact was made and the person assisted to safety.


Date: Sun 20 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 14

Padley Gorge

Incident 114 - Sunday 20th September 2020, 11:39hrs Today's incident was a walker with a lower leg injury in the middle of Padley Gorge. Team members were quickly on scene to assess give pain relief and then evacuate back to the road head for onward travel to investigate the injury further.


Date: Fri 18 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 9

Mam Tor

Incident 113 - Friday 18th September 2020, 18.30hrs The team was called, along with Buxton MRT, two EMAS paramedics and a BASICS doctor to reports of a fallen walker below Mam Tor. The first resources on scene thankfully found the individual’s injuries to be not as bad as first reported, allowing him to be dealt with by Ambulance personnel. All Mountain Rescue resources were therefore able to stand down.


Date: Thu 17 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 15

Baslow Edge

Incident 112 17th September 2020 2005hrs The second incident of the day was to a mountain biker on Baslow Edge. They came off whilst out on an evening ride and sustained a shoulder injury. After treatment by a team paramedic and being warmed up they were evacuated back to Curbar Gap. Autumn is definitely here and the temperatures are dropping quickly on an evening. Remember to take some warm clothing if you are venturing out and might have to stay in one place for a period of time.


Date: Thu 17 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 11

Hollins Cross

Incident 111 17th September 2020 1250hrs The team along with Buxton MRT were called to assist a walker with a leg injury East of Mam Tor. Team members attended to the walkers injury before evacuating them by stretcher down to the Old Road at Odin Mine.


Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 5

Bamford edge flashing lights

Incident 110 - Wednesday 16th September 2020, 20:29hrs. The team received a call for concern - a couple of team members at base at the equipment session investigated, found to be false alarm with good intent.


Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 18

Houndkirk

Incident 109 15th September 2020 1748hrs Todays incident involved a mountain biker who had taken a tumble on one of the tracks on Houndkirk and sustained a shoulder injury. In what as become a regular occurrence recently we were able to get team vehicles quite close to where the incident took place. Once pain relief had been administered the biker was assisted to a Landrover, driven back to the road and handed over to a crew from Yorkshire Ambulance Service.


Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 11

Froggatt Edge

Incident 108 - Monday 14th September 2020, 1233hrs The team was called to assist East Midlands Ambulance service with a fallen climber near Chequers Buttress on Froggatt Edge. We also requested the assistance of Buxton MRT to deal with the incident. The crew of Helimed 54 were first on scene and were able to assist the climber to the top of the crag. They were then driven back to the road in one of our 4x4s and handed over to an EMAS crew.


Date: Sun 13 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 13

Ladybower/A57

Incident 107 - Sunday 13th September 2020, 15:20hrs The team were contacted by the Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation Controller to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service with a walker who had had a tumble on the banks of Ladybower reservoir and sustained a leg injury. As luck would have it, team members and vehicles were at our Hope Valley base doing some equipment maintenance so were able to respond promptly and reached the casualty approximately 15 minutes after the inital call. A team doctor assisted the EMAS paramedics treating the casualty. Due to the nature of the slope a rope system was used to protect the stretcher as it was carried up the steep slope. Once safely at the top, the patient was handed over to the waiting ambulance crew.


Date: Sun 13 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 9

Rother Valley

Incident 106 - Sunday 13th September 2020, 12:00hrs The team were activated by Yorkshire Ambulance service to assist at an incident near Rother Valley park. A cyclist had become unseated from their mount deep in the woods and sustained a head injury. As the team were mobilising the ambulance crew on scene were able to confirm the patient was up and walking, and that our services were not required. The team stood down.


Date: Thu 10 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 13

Stanage path

Incident 105 - Thursday 10th September 2020 17:51hrs. A group of friends/climbers visiting the Peak had a mishap while walking down under Flying Buttress when one of them injured her knee. Due to not been able to weight bear on the offending leg, the team were called by Derbyshire Police to deal with the incident. The team were quickly on scene and after the standard assessment the casualty was splinted and loaded on to a mountain rescue stretcher. A team doctor also checked over the injury and it was decided to let the couple self convey to the Sheffield Northern General Hospital for X-rays and further treatment. The usual decontamination of team kit was carried out and the team stood down at 19:10hrs.


Date: Wed 09 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 4

Hollins Cross

Incident 104 - Wednesday 9th August 2020 21:05hrs. A resident of Edale reported to Derbyshire Police that they had seen a stationary flashing light on the Great Ridge of Mam Tor. A small group of team members responded to investigate while the rest of the team remained on standby at their homes. It turned out that a small group were camping and had been flashing a torch in the direction of Edale village. Team stood down at 22:00


Date: Tue 08 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 11

Win Hill

Incident 103 - Tuesday 8th September 2020, 13:57hrs Edale team were contacted by East Midlands Ambulance Service via the Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation duty controller to assist a walker who has sustained an ankle injury near the top of Win Hill. The team responded and inital members were on scene on top of the hill with the casualty approxiately 45 minutes after the team recieved the call. A mountain rescue stretcher was used to transfer the walker down the hill, where they were then able to be assisted into a friends car to get to hospital. Glossop team were called to assist as many hands makes light work on a stretcher carry, but on route over the Snake Pass they came across a motorcycle RTC and stopped to assist. By this time the evacuation was underway from Win Hill, so they remained at the RTC assisting the ambulance service and Police.


Date: Mon 07 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 15

Redmires

Incident 102, 7th September 2020 1933hrs The team was called to a walker who had sustained a knee injury whilst walking around the Redmires reservoirs. A team doctor was quickly on scene to deal with the walkers injury's. An employee from Yorkshire Water was able to open up some gates which enabled us to access the casualty with a team 4x4. The walker was then driven back to the road to wait for the arrival of an ambulance. Autumn is definitely with us, cooler evenings with the nights drawing in. Remember to pack your torches, spare batteries and some spare clothing !


Date: Sat 05 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 14

Blackamoor Plantation

Incident 101 5th September 2020 15:45 The team was contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a walker with an ankle injury in Blackamoor Plantation. The walker had slipped on wet ground and sustained an ankle injury preventing them from making their own way out of the plantation. In the time honoured fashion pain relief was administered, the offending leg splinted and the walker evacuated by stretcher to the road. Where a crew from YAS where waiting for us.


Date: Fri 04 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 11

Totley, Lane head

Incident 100 - Friday 4th September 2020 19:47hrs. A request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to attend an incident away from the road in Totley. A lady out walking with her family had taken a tumble while negotiating a stile. A local team Paramedic was the first to arrive at the roadside RV on Baslow road. He met the family who directed him down to where the ambulance crew and the casualty were. After an assessment for injuries to both legs, strong pain relief was administered and then one leg was splinted making ready for the evacuation. As more team members arrived the lady was loaded on to a mountain rescue stretcher and wrapped in the big fleece fluffy comfort blanket. A relative short and easy evacuation, which took in two stiles and the lady was back at the roadside ambulance where she was loaded on to the ambulance trolley and whisked away to the Sheffield Northern General Hospital for further assessment and some X-rays.


Date: Fri 04 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 13

Totley Hall Lane

Incident 99 - Friday September 4th 12:30hrs. A request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker that had fallen from a stile in the countryside in Totley. A local mountain rescue team doctor met with the Ambulance crew at the RV on Totley Hall Lane. The lady had taken a tumble while negotiating a stile while walking with her friend. The injuries were isolated to her ankle and as well as broken, it was obviously deformed. As other team members arrived with kit, strong analgesia was administered to enable us to reduce the ankle and apply a splint with the minimum of pain for the casualty. The lady was then packaged on to a mountain rescue stretcher and carried the short distance to the awaiting ambulance. All in all, a super quick job for us and the lady was on swiftly on her way to Sheffield Northern General Hospital for further treatment.


Date: Wed 02 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 20

Kinder

Incident 99 - Wednesday 2nd September 2020. 17:40hrs. The team were requested by Buxton Mountain Rescue Team to assist in an ongoing search for a walker and their son on the Kinder plateau. With ongoing difficulty with pinpointing the two walkers with all modern technology, it was decided to upscale the search to the full Kinder search plan and revert to local knowledge with what information was available. Shortly afterwards, Kinder Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to search their side of the hill. Two Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England along with their handlers and navigators were deployed along with four search sections from Edale Mountain Rescue Team. We deployed to search our patch and appropriate search section kit comprising of spare foul weather clothing and shelter tents went on the mountain too. Various reports came in of possible locations for the two lost walkers and with the weather and daylight worsening a new sense of urgency became apparent. Finally a bit of good news, the two walkers had spotted, through the mountain mist, a search section below their position, and managed to get a phone signal to let our control aware. The four man section were soon with the casualty party, and, after a bit of warming up with food and drink managed to walk off the tops with a little help from the search section. All teams stood down at 19:20hrs.


Date: Wed 02 Sep 2020

Team members involved: 11

Burbage South

Incident 97 - Wednesday 2nd September 2020 15:55hrs. Yesterday brought us a feeling of Deja Vu, today was Groundhog Day. A request to go to the aid of a party of four and a dog reported lost on Burbage moors. As the first team member arrived, a report of a possible location came in. It was decided to drive up Green drive to try and locate the lost group. Team members and vehicles grouped ready for deployment at South Burbage. After a very short wait, a call from the lead vehicle came through that the group of two adults and two children, plus a small dog had been located. A passing fell runner had come across the group and had led them off the clogged in moor towards the Burbage track and the vehicle. A very quick job and a happy outcome for the very wet, cold and anxious walking group. They where all checked over for injuries, but, after a warm in DM5 and given extra dry clothing, it was obvious that no harm, other than the effects of the weather, were evident. It must be said, that, the weather did close in pretty quickly, with isolated banks of low cloud sweeping the high moors along with sweeping rain and a sudden drop in temperature. It became apparent after a little bit of local knowledge investigation that their car was parked at Upper Burbage car park and a lift up to their car was facilitated in a team vehicle.