Team rescues Matlock Bath climber after fall

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Derby Mountain Rescue Team were called to a dramatic multi-agency rescue at the foot of a cliff in Matlock Bath on Saturday afternoon (23rd August), when a climber fell around 25 feet into a difficult to access location.

The 42–year–old man from Sheffield had been climbing High Tor with his partner when the incident happened at around 3.30pm.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue units and an EMAS paramedic were first called to the scene, including a specialist rope rescue unit from the fire service based at Matlock.

 

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