Cave & 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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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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Alert – Apr. 24th Tue. 17.08 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Members of a practice expedition group (3 m, 1 f; 16-18) reported themselves ‘lost at the summit of Ingleborough Hill’. Use of SARloc showed them to be on the path across Simon Fell Breast, which leads to Horton in Ribblesdale. They were persuaded to continue…
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Meanwhile, back at Mealbank Quarry . . . . .

. . . . . the ewe was waiting patiently on its ledge. So, after a quick snack (for some of us), it was off to Ingleton. The ewe was seen to be about six metres up from the quarry floor, but there was neither…
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Incident 19/2018 – Apr. 20th Fri. 16.02 Gordale Scar, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 42) slipped on wet rocks at the beck edge, between the two waterfalls in Gordale Scar, sustaining a painful shoulder injury. Having been given pain relief and with her shoulder immobilised, the patient was able to walk up to the top of…
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Incident 18/2018 – Apr. 20th Fri. 13.59 Mealbank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

An in-lamb ewe was reported to be stranded on a ledge at Ingleton’s former limestone quarry. A text trawl of team members showed insufficient volunteers for the afternoon, so the rescue was planned for that evening. However . . . . .     TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon
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