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

support your rescue team
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 56/2016 – Jul. 23rd Sat. 20.26 – Sulber Nick, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Walking 2
A walker (f,40) was reported by a fellow walker to be unable to walk further, having nearly completed the 3 Peaks Challenge. A CRO vehicle with 2 team members went to the location given at Sulber Nick crossroads, and found the walker to be tired and…
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Meanwhile, back at Hull Pot . . . . .

The following morning, a small group of CRO members descended into the open area of Hull Pot and engaged in a one-hour ‘rodeo’ with a large and very agile lamb. Having almost been fooled by a newly discovered CRO talent – Sean’s mother sheep impressions…
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Incident 55/2016 – Jul. 17th Sun. 18.02 – A65, Cleatop, Settle, North Yorkshire – Local Incident.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested assistance following a road traffic collision, saying that the patient was over a wall and that access was poor. On arrival, it was found that a car and occupants had cleared the wall into the edge of Cleatop Wood. While Police…
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Incident 54/2016 – Jul. 17th Sun. 17.51 – Hull Pot, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue.

A sheep was reported to have fallen into Hull Pot. However, as the duty controller was recruiting a small team to rescue it, there was another call. There is plenty of herbiage in Hull Pot, so the sheep rescue was postponed until the following morning.
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