What we do

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 this 16th May. The CRO Challenge is one of our…
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INCIDENT 32 / 2015 – MAY 21 THU 17.49 OXENBER SCAR, AUSTWICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN RESCUE

Climbing
A climber (f,74) fell, head first, while descending the ‘easy’ gulley, between climbs. Arriving on scene, a Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedic pronounced her dead. After a brief Police investigation, CRO members lifted her into a stretcher, which was then lowered from the crag and carried…
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A note from Phil ‘The Challenge’ Nuttall and your times

cave and mountain rescue in the yorkshire dales
Hi Everyone, Final Times – LINK>>> Just a quick email to thank you all for supporting our Challenge yesterday and I hope you had an enjoyable day. The weather worked in our favour for once and hopefully all your pains and aches will start to be a…
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A Big Thank You to Everyone – CRO CHALLENGE 2105

cave and mountain rescue in the yorkshire dales
We held our 2015 CRO Challenge on Saturday and the day was a great success. We will update you with all the facts and figures over the next few days and we are already looking forward to next year 2016 We are starting to load…
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INCIDENT 31 / 2015 -MAY 16 SAT 12.48 WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN RESCUE

Walking 2
While CRO was conducting its annual fundraising ‘Challenge’ walk a call was received to assist a member of the public who had collapsed on the summit ridge of Whernside. CRO attended with a team and coordinated the assistance of an Air Ambulance to fly the…
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