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 58/2016 – Jul. 26th Tue. 19.53 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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Two walkers (f,30 m,32) reported themselves lost on Ingleborough whilst trying to get back to Clapham. Contact was eventually established with them, and using Sarloc, their location was eventually confirmed as being Stone House, Selside. The pair were picked up and transported back to their…
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Incident 57/2016 – Jul. 26th Tue. 14.41 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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A walker (m79) slipped and fell over whilst descending the summit ridge of Whernside. He sustained minor cuts to his head, a rib injury and grazing to his knee. He was cared for by CRO members and carried by stretcher down to Bruntscar for tranfer…
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Incident 56/2016 – Jul. 23rd Sat. 20.26 – Sulber Nick, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

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A walker (f,40) was reported by a fellow walker to be unable to walk further, having nearly completed the 3 Peaks Challenge. A CRO vehicle with 2 team members went to the location given at Sulber Nick crossroads, and found the walker to be tired and…
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Meanwhile, back at Hull Pot . . . . .

The following morning, a small group of CRO members descended into the open area of Hull Pot and engaged in a one-hour ‘rodeo’ with a large and very agile lamb. Having almost been fooled by a newly discovered CRO talent – Sean’s mother sheep impressions…
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