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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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 34/2017 – May 25th Thur. 16.31 – Horton-in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

An 82 year old walker requested help due to feeling faint when trying to walk; it was reported that he had fallen earlier and was now about 1/2 mile from Horton-in-Ribblesdale. A nearby CRO team member met with the incident informant, was able to reach…
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Incident 33/2017 – May 24th Wed. 16.29 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Fell Search

A Three Peaks walker reported hearing a man’s cries for help and seeing someone waving. A search by three SARDA dogs and 15 team members failed to find anyone. Volunteer hours: 48
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Incident 32/2017 – May 20th Sat. 15.26 – The Allotment, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

An 11-year old Labradoodle dog was reported to be exhausted on a walk between Clapham and Horton in Ribblesdale. A team vehicle, with four members on board, was sent to assist. With some coaxing, ‘Sydney’ tottered on to within a short distance of a decent…
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Incident 31/2017 – May 20th Sat. 14.33 – North of High Birkwith, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A Three Peaks walker (f,24) slipped or tripped, sustaining an ankle injury. One of her companions back-tracked about 500m to where two CRO members were staffing a checkpoint on the annual ‘CRO Challenge’ event. A team vehicle was sent, pain relief administered and the ankle…
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