Incident 69/2017 – Sep. 9th Sat. 10.40 – Humphrey Bottom, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 66) slipped, while descending the stone -pitched path from Ingleborough to Humphrey Bottom, falling and rolling about 30m. She sustained head, hand and leg injuries. After assessment, first aid and ‘packaging’, CRO members stretchered her about 100m to where an air ambulance could land. This flew her, initally, down to a road ambulance, but after re-assessment by paramedics, it flew her on to hospital. Volunteer hours: 60

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Incident 68/2017 – Sep. 4th Mon. 22.55 – Three Peaks, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Anxious parents reported two Three Peaks walkers (both f, 27) overdue from the walk they had begun at 07.30. The Police checked local roads, while the CRO duty controller tried to contact the missing pair by voice, text and SARLoc messages. The parents were supported by two Army instructors, who were camping in Horton and it was they who, just as the first CRO member arrived at the finish of…

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Incident 67/2017 – Sep. 2nd Sat. 16.32 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m, 57) was reported to have chest pains ‘on the mountain’ near Malham Cove. Later information showed this to be three-quarters of the way up the steps to the top of the Cove. After assessment by, and treatment from an air ambulance doctor and paramedic, the patient was transferred to CRO’s Bell stretcher, then carried and ‘sledged’ down to the waiting air ambulance for the flight to hospital.…

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