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 6/2018 – Feb. 17th Sat. 15.00 Trow Gill, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Having stepped off the path while walking down through Trow Gill, a walker (f, 46) slipped on wet grass, sustaining a suspected lower leg fracture. After splinting the leg, CRO members carried her to a team vehicle for the drive down to Clapham and transfer to…
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Incident 5/2018 – Feb. 5th Mon. 15.49 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

On the summit of Ingleborough, a paraglider fell about 3 metres when his parachute stalled whilst he was taking off. He suffered a suspected fracture to an ankle. Remarkably, and with the generous help of passing walkers, the injured person had the tenacity to shuffle…
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Incident 4/2018 – Feb. 4th Sun. 16.04 Attermire Scar, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f 60) fell and injured her shoulder on a footpath between Stockdale farm and Attermire Cave. Team members cared for and assisted the injured person down to the nearest road for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours: 30
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Incident 3/2018 – Jan. 17th Wed. 23.03 Cross of Greet, Lythe Fell, Lancashire – Mountain Rescue

A call was received by Bowland Pennine MRT from Lancashire Police to a vehicle and three occupants stranded in snow near the Cross of Greet. BPMRT used Sarloc (a mobile phone tracking app) to identify that the vehicle was in CRO’s area, and passed the…
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