Cave & Mountain Rescue

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 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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Help us Celebrate 80 Years Providing Rescue in the Yorkshire Dales

rescue team celebrates 80 years
This year the team celebrate 80 years, the team having been formed in 1935. We will be celebrating in a number of ways throughout the year, but why not help us by entering the CRO Challenge on Sunday 22nd May 2016 The CRO Challenge is one…
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Incident 06/2016 – February 7th Sun. 16.43. – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Walking 2
Two Three Peaks walkers (m,26 m,25), having walked up past CRO members as they were treating the patient in the previous incident, continued to the summit, where they were overwhelmed by a blizzard. After their 999 call had been received, it was not possible to…
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Incident 05/2016 – February 7th Sun. 16.24. – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A walker (f,65) was reported to have slipped and broken an ankle ‘three-quarters of the way up Ingleborough, from Chapel le dale’ (She had actually just descended the steep path, down to Humphrey Bottom.) She was soon located, given pain-relief, splintage and a heated waistcoat,…
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Pippikin Pot / Mistral Hole Feb. 6th 23.30 – Alert only

LOGO-ALERT
A group of cavers was reported overdue on a Pippikin – Mistral through trip. Other cavers wished to go look for them before there was a full call-out. Almost three hours later, they reported that contact had been made, that the party had been delayed…
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Incident 04/2016 – January 30th Sat 14. – Attermire Scar, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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Just as the team arrived on scene at the previous incident, another call was received to a casualty (f, 19) with a lower leg injury. One of the responding vehicles was diverted to this second casualty, and further personnel were mobilised from the teams base…
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