Climber rescued after incident in Derbyshire's Peak District

Mountain rescue teams were called to help a stricken climber in the Peak District this weekend.

Monday, 21st March 2022, 8:53 am

Members of Edale Mountain Rescue Team attended the incident at Froggatt Edge, in the Hope Valley, at 5pm on Sunday, March 20.

A spokesperson said the incident involved a fallen climber who had sustained a wrist and lower leg injury.

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Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called to help a stricken climber in the Peak District this weekend. Image: Edale Mountain Rescue Team.

"Team members were quickly on scene to administer pain relief before the ankle was splinted,” the unit added in a Facebook post.

The climber was later taken to hospital by a friend.