Cave & 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

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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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Aug. 20th Sat. 18.01 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only.

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Whilst Incident 66 was still in progress, another call was received from North Yorkshire Police, reporting a walker doing the three peaks overdue. The reporting person was concerned that the lone walker (f,33) was an hour and a half overdue at Horton in Ribblesdale. Whilst…
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Incident 66/2016 – Aug. 20th Sat. 15.06 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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A call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (m, 35) involved in a fall on Whernside, about 1.5 miles from the Hill Inn. Unable to re-contact the caller to clarify the exact location and nature of the injuries, the team responded to…
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Incident 65/2016 – Aug. 18th Thu. 15.06 – Bank Bottom, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Local Support Incident

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A man (56) was reported to be immobile (possible medical emergency) on the river-bank, below Ingleton viaduct. Ambulance Service paramedics and a small group of CRO members were able to assist him to a road ambulance for assessment and transport to hospital. Volunteer hours: 4
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Incident 64/2016 – Aug. 18th Thu. 10.02 – Clapdale, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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A caver (f, 54), walking up to Gaping Gill, sustained an ankle injury on the path just beyond Clapdale. Her leg was splinted and she was carried to a CRO Land Rover, then driven down to Clapham for transfer to a road ambulance and the…
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