What we do

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

support your rescue team
The CRO is a charity and cannot run without the help of both it’s members and it’s supporters. There are many ways in which you can help support CRO, so that when you need help, we will be there. How you can help us Fundraising…
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Incident 72/2014 – Nov 25 Tue 18.19 Castleberg Crag, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Local
A passing runner found a seriously injured male (32) on the slope below the 15m high Castleberg Crag, after he had apparently fallen from the top. CRO attended, and after treating the casualty for suspected spinal, chest, and pelvic injuries, stretchered him down to a…
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Incident 71/2014 – Nov 05 Wed 16.40 Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Walking 2
A walker (m, 72) was seen to fall from the top of Malham Cove after apparently suffering a fatal collapse near the edge of the 80m crag. CRO was called and assisted the Police with their investigation by conducting a search of the Halfway Ledge…
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Incident 70/2014 – Oct 31 Fri 11.21 Dunald Mill Hole, Nether Kellett, Lancashire – Cave Rescue

Local
An ancient human skull was discovered by cavers in Dunald Mill Hole and reported to the Police. CRO was asked to retrieve it as part of the subsequent police investigation, and a small team completed the task later in the day. Volunteer hours: 12
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Duck Race

Snapshot 1 (25-10-2014 19-23)
Thank you to everyone who supported our duck race, which ran in Clapham today If you couldn’t be there on the day, here is a short video of the highlight! The winning tickets were: 1st 0544 2nd 0071 3rd 0836
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