Cave & Mountain Rescue

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

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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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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 58/2015 – Sep. 1st Tue 21.45 Whernside, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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Two walkers (m, 36; f, 36), having almost completed a three peaks walk from Ingleton, reported themselves benighted above Twisleton, while attempting to return from Whernside to Ingleton. They could give their position only in latitude and longitude, so a SARloc fix was made by…
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The Yorkshire Warrior on Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week BBC

Do you remember our friend the Yorkshire Warrior, who has raised lots of money for CRO every year at our CRO Challenge? Watch out and support him on the BBCs Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week – Sunday Eveneing
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Incident 57/2015 – Aug. 30th Sun 12.48 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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A walker (m, 28) slipped on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove, sustaining a broken lower leg. After treatment by Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics, he was carried by stretcher to an air ambulance by CRO members Volunteer hours: 44.
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Incident 56/2015 – Aug. 29th Sat 10.21 Three Peaks route near High Birkwith, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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Incident 56/2015 – Aug. 29th Sat 10.21 Three Peaks route near High Birkwith, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.A Three Peaks walker (f, 33) slipped on wet, muddy grass, injuring an ankle. Having given her pain relief and applied a splint, team members…
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