What we do

cave and mountain rescue
Saving Lives Above & Below Ground in the Yorkshire Dales The Cave Rescue Organisation is based in Clapham in North Yorkshire and provides the cave and mountain rescue service in the Three Peaks area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and also extending westwards into…
Read More

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…
Read More

Incident 53/2014 – Aug 20 Wed 14.43 Farleton Knott, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue

Parapenting
CRO was called by Kendal Mountain Rescue Team to assist following reports from a lorry driver on the M6 that a paraglider had crashed on Farleton Knott. Both teams turned out, along with an air ambulance, road ambulance and the Police. It was eventually established…
Read More

Incident 52/2014 – Aug 18 Mon 11.53 Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Walking 2
A 78 year old walker (m) collapsed near the top of the steps going up the side of Malham Cove. Following treatment by air ambulance paramedics the casualty was stretchered down to a CRO vehicle at the foot of the Cove for transport off the…
Read More

Incident 51/2014 – Aug 15 Fri 21.52 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Walking 2
Two walkers (f, 54, 47) attempting the Three Peaks Walk reported themselves lost on the descent from Ingleborough to Horton in Ribblesdale. After obtaining further details from them a CRO team drove up to the Sulber ‘crossroads’ area while another team set off on foot…
Read More

Incident 50/2014 – Aug 12 Tue 13.05 Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Walking 2
A walker (m, 39) injured his knee at the top of the Cove and was unable to put any weight on it. CRO was called and, following treatment by team members, stretchered the casualty across to a CRO vehicle for transport off the hill and…
Read More