Category: co2010

48. Callout – 4th September 2010

  • Type – missing walker
  • Location – Kinder Plateau
  • Time – 23.15
  • Team Members – 15 Kinder MRT, Edale and Buxton MRT
  • Duration – 5 Hours

Three teams were called out to look for a walker who was taking part in the Bullock Smithy Challenge, a 24 hour long distance walk covering 56 miles.

47. CALLOUT – 16 August 2010

Whilst attending a search in the Goyt Valley, a youth approached the control vehicle to advise me that his friend was lying injured in the water at Erwood Reservoir  after “bombing” or jumping off the cliff into the water.  

46. Callout 16th Aug 2010

  • Type – Missing Person
  • Location – Goyt Valley
  • Time – 01:37
  • Team members – 18 (KMRT) – 6 teams plus search dogs involved in total.
  • Duration – 19hrs
  • Man Hours – too many to calculate! (team members going to work and returning etc)

Six mountain rescue teams work from twenty to two in the morning until Read More…

45. Callout 11th Aug 2010

  • Type – Missing Person
  • Location – Woodbank Park, Stockport
  • Time 02:39
  • Team Members – 16, KMRT (45 total)
  • Duration – 5hrs (KMRT) approx 12hrs total
  • Man Hours – 80hrs (KMRT)

 

Having been in bed for less than two hours I was awoken by the duty controller to see if the team would search for a vulnerable Read More…

44. Callout 7th July 2010

  • Type – Hillwalker with medical condition.
  • Location – Kinder Scout (East of Edale Rocks on Southern Edge Path)
  • Time – 14:26
  • Team Members –  13 (KMRT) + Glossop MRT
  • Duration – 2hrs 20mins
  • Man Hours – 30hrs 20mins (KMRT)

 

As the initial call from the duty controller indicated that an 80 year man was very unwell Read More…

43. Callout – Sunday 23rd May 2010

  • Type – Assist ambulance service.
  • Location – ‘White Nancy’, Bollington
  • Time – 16.00 hrs (approx)
  • Team members – 20
  • Duration – 1.5 hours
  • Man hours – 30 hrs

After completing our training exercise, members were on their way home when the call came through to RV at a known location in Bollington.

42. Callout – Sunday 23rd May 2010

  • Type – Assist ambulance service.
  • Location – Bing Wood, Whaley Bridge
  • Time – 00:17
  • Team members – 12
  • Duration – 1 hour
  • Man hours – 12

In the early hours of Sunday morning (only just gone midnight Saturday) we were called to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service

41. Incident Reported – Monday 3rd May 2010

  • Type – Distress flares reported by member of public
  • Location – Kinder Scout area
  • Time – 22:16
  • Team members – 1 + Peak District duty controller
  • Duration – 20 mins

The duty controller received a call to say that a member of the public had seen red distress flares in the Kinder Scout area.

40. Callout – Sunday 2nd May 2010

  • Type – Hillwalker, injured
  • Location – Nr laddow Rocks, Laddow Moss
  • Time – 12:oohrs (approx)
  • Team members – 4 (KMRT), assisting Oldham MRT (OMRT)
  • Duration – 2hrs (approx)

Four Kinder Team members on a crag/rope training seminar assisted Oldham Mountain Rescue Team with the stretcher evacuation of a teenager, who had sustained an ankle injury.

Darren Read More…

39. Standby – 1st May 2010

  • Type – Hillwalkers, lost
  • Location – Saddleworth Moor
  • Time – 22:00hrs (approx)
  • Team members – 6

Six members of Kinder MRT, attending a crag/rope seminar were put on standby to assist Oldham & Woodhead MRT’s in a search for a group of missing walkers. The group were located before we were deployed.

Darren Wallis – Read More…