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 82/2016 – Sep. 26th Mon. 22.18 – Helbeck, Cumbria (North of Brough) – Mountain Rescue.

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A beater on a grouse shoot had been reported missing (and not dressed for the conditions), early on Monday evening, having last been seen two hours previously. After several hours of searching, Kirkby Stephen MRT called in extra help from search and rescue teams belonging…
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Incident 81/2016 – Sep. 25th Sun. 15.24 – Peterson Pot, Leck Fell, Lancashire – Cave Rescue.

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A caver (m,21) was exhausted at the far side of Roly-poly Passage and was unable to exit the pot. CRO teams entered the top of the system from Peterson Pot and the bottom through Mistral Hole. The caver was found at Skydive Drop and was…
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Do You Use The Co-op? Raise money for CRO Now!

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Our friends at the Co-operative Society stores in both Settle and Ingleton have chosen CRO as one of their 3 community causes, where 1% of everything you spend on Co-op branded products or services is donated to a local charity. If you use these stores,…
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Incident 80/2016 – Sep. 17th Sat. 22.46 – Whernside, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue.

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A party of 5 young people (m x 3, f x 2), reported themselves lost, to their expedition support adult leader, whilst descending from the summit of Whernside to Deepdale, near Dent. This was just as CRO were returning from incident number 79. CRO worked in partnership with…
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