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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Incident 23/2018 – May 15th Tue. 16.07 Shorkley Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A school student (f, 13) slipped and sustained an apparently serious lower leg injury on the path from the Rakes road to Malham Cove.  Having been given pain relief by the YAS paramedic, she was carried to a waiting road ambulance for transport to hospital. …
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Incident 22/2018 – May 15th Tue. 12.32 Rowten Pot, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A lamb was reported to be stranded on a ledge, 8m down into the open pot-hole. A small team rescued the lamb and re-united it with its mother.              Volunteer hours: 6   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon
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Incident 21/2018 – May 13th Sun. 10.09 Near Gaping Gill, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,67) sustained severe bruising to her shins when falling as she walked. After being assessed by a team member attending the Gaping Gill Winch meet, a team vehicle was requested to transport the woman off the hill, and back to Clapham. Volunteer hours:…
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Incident 20/2018 – May 10th Thu. 19.15 Shout Scar, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A passer-by reported that a lamb was stranded on a ledge on Shout Scar, Kingsdale.  The duty controller went to investigate, but couldn’t quite reach the lamb. While two other members were en route to assist,the duty controller found that if he changed position, he could just…
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