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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CRO Challenge 2016

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Help us with our fund raising, and see a different side to the 3 peaks: SUPPORT THE TEAM, IN 2016 here! Register www.cro.org.uk/challenge Challenge@cro.org.uk CRO Depot Clapham N.Yorks (Via Carnforth) LA2 8HH
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Incident 39/2016 – May 30th Mon. 16.26 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A walker (f,37) went over on an ankle, coming off the bottom of the Cove steps. After pain relief and splinting, she was taken by CRO vehicle down to Malham village for transfer to a road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 24
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Alert – May 28th 16:46 – Tosside, Skipton, North Yorkshire – Alert only

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for assistance when someone fell from a bridge into the beck. Very quickly, however, they were advised that there was road access, so a rescue team was not needed.
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Incident 38/2016 – May 25th Wed. 14.48 – Swinetail, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A walker (m,50) dislocated his left kneecap, high up on Ingleborough. CRO members immobilised the leg, gave him pain relief and put him onto a stretcher. He was carried and ‘sledged’ down to a CRO Land Rover, driven to the road-head and transferred to a…
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Incident 37/2016 – May 24th Tue. 12.03 – ‘Little Gordale’, Janet’s Foss, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A walker (m,88) slipped or stumbled on the path through the wood, 100m below Janet’s Foss. In doing so, he grabbed his daughter (59) for support and they both fell. He sustained a hip injury and she a knee injury. Both had their injuries immobilised…
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