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 22/2017 – Apr. 19th Wed. 11.02 – Great Knott, Gordale, Malham, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue.

North Yorkshire Police passed on a message that two new-born lambs were stuck down a mine shaft, near Gordale House, Malham. CRO caving members were unable to descend very far into the awkward and narrowing natural rift in the limestone bedrock and were unable to see or…
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Incident 21/2017 – Apr. 17th Mon. 12.43 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

CRO were called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help attend to a walker (m 50) who had fallen on steps at Malham Cove. CRO was stood down shortly after getting mobile, when ambulance paramedics advised that they were able to manage the incident. Volunteer hours: 1
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Incident 20/2017 – Apr. 14th Fri. 16.00 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m 49) collapsed whilst walking up the stepped path to the side of Malham Cove. He was escorted, on foot, to a CRO vehicle and transported to Malham village. Volunteer hours: 29
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Incident 19/2017 – Apr. 13th Thur. 14.17 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A young person (m 15) was reported missing whilst walking at Malham Cove. He was found safe and well whilst CRO members were on route to Malham. Volunteer hours: 8
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