Cave & Mountain Rescue

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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CRO 80th Bash – where are all those old members?

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CRO is holding a celebration to mark 80 years. Open to all current and previous members, helpers and friends Ticket only event CRO is celebrating 80 years providing rescue services in the Yorkshire Dales On the 17th October 2015 at the Falcon Manor in Settle…
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Missing Walker – Aug. 17th Mon 18.29 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only.

LOGO-ALERT
The team were alerted by North Yorkshire Police to a potential missing walker on Ingleborough. During initial enquiries, Police were informed that a man matching the description of the individual had been into the Station Inn at Ribblehead, and was reportedly walking along the road…
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Incident 55/2015 – Aug. 4th Tues 14.08 Gordale, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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Call to assist Ambulance Service to help a woman with an ankle injury near Gordale. The woman was found between Gordale and Malham Cove and carried by stretcher to a road ambulance.   Volunteer hours 25
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Incident 54/2015 – Aug. 1st Sat. 14.30 Gordale, Malham , North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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Call to assist ambulance service when a walker at Gordale Scar was hit by a falling rock. After treatment by paramedics the casualty was taken to hospital by ambulance.   Volunteer hours: 8
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