What we do

cave and mountain rescue
Saving Lives Above & Below Ground in the Yorkshire Dales The Cave Rescue Organisation is based in Clapham in North Yorkshire and provides the cave and mountain rescue service in the Three Peaks area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and also extending westwards into…
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How you can help us

support your rescue team
The CRO is a charity and cannot run without the help of both it’s members and it’s supporters. There are many ways in which you can help support CRO, so that when you need help, we will be there.   How you can help us…
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Incident 57/2014 – Aug 31 Sun 15.44 Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Walking 2
A man (42) slipped on wet rocks crossing the stream at the foot of Malham Cove and sustained a leg injury. CRO was called, along with an air ambulance. Following treatment by paramedics the team stretchered the casualty to a CRO vehicle for transport off…
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The CRO Landrover Competition

Pop over to our Land Rover competition page on Facebook, to see how you can enter our Land Rover competition to help CRO here>>>
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Incident 56/2014 – Aug 25 Mon 09.30 Calf Holes, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

Animal
A sheep was reported to be trapped at the bottom of Calf Holes. A small CRO team responded and successfully hauled it up the 11m entrance pitch. The sheep appeared non the worse for its adventure and ran off once on the surface. Volunteer hours:…
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Incident 55/2014 – Aug 23 Sat 20.06 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Local
A teenager (m, 16) suffered from mild hypothermia waiting on the surface at Gaping Gill for members of his family to surface after a winch descent into the main chamber. CRO was called and, after being checked by a Team doctor, the casualty was assisted…
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