Cave & Mountain Rescue

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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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Help us Celebrate 80 Years Providing Rescue in the Yorkshire Dales

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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 78/2015 – November 25th Wed 14.19 Sulber Nick, Ingleborough – Mountain Rescue

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A three peaks runner, descending Sulber Nick towards Horton, reported hearing a shout for help. A search was organised, but no-one found. Several noisy groups were reported to be on expedition in the area. Volunteer hours: 52
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Helicopter Away!

G-MCGJ finally got airborne about lunchtime today, and has now returned to her base in Caernarfon. Good work by the technicians and aircrew, Lawson’s Crane services and ourselves providing manpower and lower tech support as needed. Total volunteer hours: 246
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Helicopter Rescued

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The Rescue Helicopter which had been in the Dales since the weekend has now been repaired and lifted out of the mud. It is now on a level platform waiting for a crew to (hopefully) fly her away tomorrow.
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Incident 77/2015 – November 15th Sun 19.24 Ingleborough – Mountain Rescue Related

While undertaking rescue 76 on Ingleborough the team had requested help from a Search & Rescue helicopter, due to the medical condition of the casualty. The Bristow helicopter landed in the valley at an RV point to discuss the incident with CRO controllers and then attempted…
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