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

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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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Mountain Rescue Landrover Competition – up-date

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Pop over to our Land Rover competition page on Facebook, to see how  our Land Rover competition is going… So, what is the competition all about? It is an exciting competition for the young (and young at heart!) to take part in. Create your own version of one…
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Incident 04/2015 – Jan 17 Sat 14.03 Cove Road, Malham, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

Local
The Ambulance Service requested specialist assistance from the Team following a road traffic collision in snow/ice high up on the Cove Road. CRO deployed a small team and 4×4 ambulance to help extract and evacuate the two casualties. An air ambulance and two road ambulances…
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Incident 03/2015 – Jan 13 Tue 18.53 Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Local
The Police requested help in locating a missing woman (43) after her car was found in Malham village car park. CRO initially deployed a search dog to cover the top of the Cove whilst a small CRO team searched the foot. The casualty was quickly…
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Incident 02/2015 – Jan 11 Sun 00.21 OBJ Hole, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Cave Rescue

Caving
Three cavers (m, 59, 52, 32) were reported overdue on a trip down OBJ Hole into Gaping Gill. CRO search parties found the cave only partially rigged, with no indication of the cavers’ whereabouts. Further searches of Bar Pot eventually established contact with the overdue cavers…
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An outstanding entry to our Landrover competition

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Taiga is from Japan and his grandma had sent him one of our Landrover kits. The writing says ‘cave rescue team’ in Japanese. Well done.   There is still time to take part in our competition, contact secretary@cro.org.uk and see this news item for more information http://cro.org.uk/mountain-rescue-landrover-competition-up-date/…
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