What we do

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 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 Fundraising…
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Mountain Rescue Landrover Competition – up-date

landrover competition entry
Pop over to our Land Rover competition page on Facebook, to see how  our Land Rover competition is going… So, what is the competition all about? It is an exciting competition for the young (and young at heart!) to take part in. Create your own version of one…
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CRO Fundraising for Christmas

cro xmas fundraising
Christmas is a busy time for the team – more visitors to the area inevitably means more rescue (and YES they do happen on Christmas day), members are called upon to help with fundraising activities such as Settle’s lights switch-on and all of that is…
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Incident 72/2014 – Nov 25 Tue 18.19 Castleberg Crag, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A passing runner found a seriously injured male (32) on the slope below the 15m high Castleberg Crag, after he had apparently fallen from the top. CRO attended, and after treating the casualty for suspected spinal, chest, and pelvic injuries, stretchered him down to a…
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Incident 71/2014 – Nov 05 Wed 16.40 Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Walking 2
A walker (m, 72) was seen to fall from the top of Malham Cove after apparently suffering a fatal collapse near the edge of the 80m crag. CRO was called and assisted the Police with their investigation by conducting a search of the Halfway Ledge…
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