Tag Archives: Mountain rescue

Paraglider and cyclist injured in the Peak District

A paraglider and cyclist needed help from mountain rescue teams after they were injured in separate incidents on Saturday. The Buxton and Edale Teams snatch squad was called to the Monsal Trail after a 53-year-old lady came off her bike and sustained a suspected ankle … Continue reading

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Peak District Clean Up

Respect the Mountains is an international environmental and mountain awareness charity that carries out clean-ups in mountain areas in several countries – with Bamford in the High Peak set to get the treatment on August 5th. As well as carrying … Continue reading

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UXB warning on Peak District Path

A mountain rescue team has warned outdoor enthusiasts about the dangers of unexploded shells near a popular Peak District path. Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team was called on Monday after a member of the public found the bomb near the Cut Gate … Continue reading

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Mountain Rescue teams busy at weekend

MOUNTAIN rescue team volunteers were called out three times in less than 48 hours to help people injured while climbing and biking in the Peak District. The Edale team helped a 25-year-old climber from Canada who fell around 20ft at Burbage Edge, … Continue reading

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MRT called out SIX times in one day

A MOUNTAIN rescue team had a busy weekend with SIX rescues in the Peak  District in one day. Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist one stricken walker and  five injured runners during the ‘Lads Leap’ fell race in the Crowden … Continue reading

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Peak walker is rescued in dark

A MAN had to be rescued from moorland in the Peak District after getting lost in bad weather and darkness descending. He went for a walk on Bleaklow last Friday and was eventually found just before midnight after a search … Continue reading

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MRT to the Rescue

Mountain rescuers were called out after a 21-year-old woman dislocated her leg after falling at a Peak District beauty spot. The woman was taking part in a team building exercise in the upper reaches of Padley Gorge, in Grindleford, on … Continue reading

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Take a Peak District Walk

A Peak District walk guided by national park rangers on November 13th will offer a chance for those in walking boots to enjoy a “majestic panorama”. The park authority has promised fine views over Win Hill, Ladybower and other local sights. Starting … Continue reading

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Woman lost in Peak District

A WOMAN suffering exhaustion was carried to safety by mountain rescue team volunteers after she got lost during a day’s walking in the Peak District. The 65-year-old had been on Bleaklow with her daughter in her 30s when they got … Continue reading

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More injuries in Peak District

A 16-year-old student was stretchered from a footpath after breaking his ankle while on a field trip. The student, from Rotherham, was with a party on an outdoor education trip near Millstone Edge, Hathersage on Friday when he went over … Continue reading

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