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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Our Annual Quiz Results

A big thank you to everyone who took part in this years annual CRO Quiz. The winners were:   Mrs G Rigby K Walsh H Williams ………………. and you can download the answers here ⇒ CRO summer quiz 2015 with answers    
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Incident 68/2015 – Sep. 30th Wed 20.28 Ingleborough (3 Peaks), North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Walking 2
Two walkers (m44, f34) reported themselves lost on Ingleborough to North Yorkshire Police. From descriptions of the landmarks given, two small CRO teams were dispatched to locate the pair. They were located on the Pennine Bridleway and brought down by vehicle to Clapham. Volunteer hours:…
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Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls – broadcast on Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Below is a copy of a formal complaint that the Chair of our team, Heather Eastwood, has submitted to ITV regarding the above programme. PLEASE – stay safe in the Dales – never enter a cave in flood or as water levels are rising, and…
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Incident 67/2015 – Sep. 27th Sun 14.57 Gisburn Forest, Lancashire – Mountain Rescue.

Mountain Biking
As the team were returning from the previous incident, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance to a cyclist suffering from a dislocated shoulder in Gisburn Forest. The team responded, and as the first member arrived, the cyclist had been found by the ambulance crew,…
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