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

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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Saltaire Striders donate £800 to the team.

Mel Akeroyd of Saltaire Striders Running Club has supported our Ingleborough Challenge fundraising event for the last 5 years, since her sister was rescued by the team on Pen-y-ghent. She very kindly nominated the team for the running club’s annual charity donation, and on Thursday…
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Alert Only – Dec. 8th Fri. 12.04 – Scaleber Force, North Yorkshire, RTC

Whilst incident 88 was in progress, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a report of a vehicle in the stream above Scaleber Force, with person’s trapped, and ambulance crews having difficulty accessing the incident due to road conditions. Police officers in attendance…
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Incident 88/2017 – Dec. 8th Fri. 09.00 – Ewes Top Moss Pot, Scales Moor, North Yorkshire – Cave Rescue

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police, and asked to conduct a search of the ground, sinkholes and potholes on Scales Moor, in connection with the search for a missing person. A team member entering Ewes Top Moss Pot discovered the body of a…
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Incident 87/2017 – Dec. 1st Fri. 12.25 – Gordale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker(m) collapsed 300m from Gordale House. As team members arrived, despite attempts at CPR by other walkers and the road ambulance crew, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance doctor had sadly declared the individual to be deceased.…
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