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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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 24/2016 – April 27th Wed. 11.30 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (f,15) unconscious ‘1 mile north of Malham Cove’. The map reference passed to the team placed the casualty in the Irish Sea. Attempts to verify the location by other means were unsuccessful, so the…
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Mountain Triker scales Pen-y-ghent to raise funds for CRO

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Jack Morgan showed today that despite having a disability he still has a love for personal challenges and the great outdoors. In company with a band of family, supporters and several team members, Jack powered his self propelled Mountain Trike to the summit of Pen-y-ghent, all…
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Incident 23/2016 – Mar. 23rd Wed. 13:10 – Thorney Rigg, Kingsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue.

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It’s Wednesday, so it must be…Sheep Rescue! The team were called by a caver who had discovered a sheep stuck in a 4 foot deep rift near Turbary Road, which he was unable to free by himself. The team members who attended used  small tools…
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Incident 22/2016 – April 15th Fri. 14.07 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A walker (f,70) damaged her left knee after slipping whilst crossing wet limestone pavement on top of Malham Cove. Team members made the casualty comfortable whilst the Yorkshire Air Ambulance crew tended to her injury. She was then carried by stretcher to the air ambulance,…
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