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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North Yorkshire Police Search & Rescue Awards 2014

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Team members attended the awards evening at  Tennants in Leyburn   The team was represented by our Chair Person, Heather Eastwood. Heather received a cheque from North Yorkshire Police for £4,000.00 to help the teams annual fundraising efforts. Two members of the team received individual…
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Incident 68/2014 – Oct 18 Sat 12.45 Common Scars (Giggleswick Scar North), North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

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A sheep was reported to be trapped on a ledge above the Buck Haw Brow road. A small CRO team attended but despite an extensive search along the crag were unable to find any trace of the sheep. Volunteer hours: 9
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Incident 67/2014 – Oct 16 Thu 13.59 Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A walker (m, 64) slipped on the descent from Plover Hill towards Foxup Moor and sustained a suspected broken ankle. CRO was called while members of his party assisted him some 3 kilometres towards Hull Pot. The team vehicles were able to drive to the…
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Incident 66/2014 – Oct 11 Sat 17.37 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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A Three Peaks walker (m, 42) collapsed with medical issues on the descent from Ingleborough summit towards the Allotment shooting hut. CRO responded along with an air ambulance. Following treatment by paramedics the casualty was evacuated to hospital by helicopter just prior to team members…
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