What we do

cave and mountain rescue
Saving Lives Above & Below Ground in the Yorkshire Dales What we do Awards and Recognition The History of CRO Safety Going Out Scheme Historical Incident Reports The Cave Rescue Organisation is based in Clapham in North Yorkshire and provides the cave and mountain rescue…
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How you can help us

support your rescue team
The CRO is a charity and it’s volunteers respond to Cave and Mountain Rescue in the Three Peaks and Malham areas of the Yorkshire Dales The CRO is a charity and cannot run without the help of both it’s members and it’s supporters. There are…
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Help us Celebrate 80 Years Providing Rescue in the Yorkshire Dales

rescue team celebrates 80 years
This year the team celebrate 80 years, the team having been formed in 1935. We will be celebrating in a number of ways throughout the year, but why not help us by entering the CRO Challenge this 16th May. The CRO Challenge is one of our…
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Incident 13/2015 – Mar 05 1055 Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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The team was called by the Ambulance service to assist with a patient suffering a medical condition, reportedly at Snow Falls. A search along the River Doe failed to find the casualty, who had incorrectly identified the location. The air ambulance confirmed the location to…
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Incident 12/2015 – Mar 01 Sun 16.34 A65 Settle By Pass, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

Local
Due to adverse weather conditions, the team were called by North Yorkshire Police to provide 4×4 ambulance capability to a Road Traffic Collision. Two team vehicles responded, to find that ambulance and Police had managed to get to the scene, where 3 casualties required hospital…
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Incident 11/2015 – Feb 22 Sun 14.31 Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A walker (m, 62) slipped on the snow covered limestone pavement at the top of the Cove and sustained a suspected fractured ankle. CRO responded along with the Ambulance Service, and following treatment by paramedics the casualty was stretchered a short distance to an air…
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