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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How you can help us

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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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Incident 54/2017 – July 23rd Sun. 20.00 – Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

An hour after the other three members of their sponsored Three Peaks Walk group had said that they were ‘ten minutes behind’ them, the ‘organiser’ reported that the final two walkers (m, f) had still not reached Horton Station. As a local CRO member arrived…
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Three Peaks area, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire Jul. 23rd 20.15 – Alert only

alerts only
A walker was reported overdue on the Three Peaks, some 14 or 15 hours after leaving home in central North Yorkshire. Her husband, who had called the Police, had no knowledge of her proposed route. As a local CRO member was setting out to find…
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Three Peaks area, Horton in Ribblesdale / Ingleton parishes, North Yorkshire Jul. 23rd 17.51 – Alert only

alerts only
Five walkers were reported missing on the Three Peaks, in rain and poor visibility. They had last been seen on Whernside at an uncertain time. The duty controller said to give them another hour, but as a precaution asked team members for their availability and…
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Incident 53/2017 – July 22nd Sat. 17.08 – Waterfalls Trail, Near Beezley Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 14) slipped on the path, near Beezley Falls, sustaining an injury to her right ankle. A YAS paramedic was soon on scene, quickly followed by CRO members who were at the Depot, clearing up after the Clapham Street Fair. The patient was…
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