Incident 89/2016 – Nov. 3rd Thu. 17.52 – Pen y ghent – Ribblehead area, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A Three Peaks fell-runner (m, 63) was reported overdue, between Horton in Ribblesdale and Ribblehead, via Pen y ghent. Starting at Ribblehead, he had run over Whernside and Ingleborough, then left Horton at 12.38, for Pen y ghent, anticipating completing his run in about another two hours. Descending from Pen y ghent, he had sustained a slight knee injury and decided to drop down to Horton, rather than continuing to…

Incident 88/2016 – Oct. 30th Sun. 15.06 – Gorbeck, Langcliffe, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A mountain biker (f 50) fell from her bike whilst riding a section of the Pennine Bridleway. She fractured her right collar bone. CRO team members were able to treat the casualty at the scene and transport her in a team vehicle to Langcliffe, where she was checked over by a team doctor. The casualty was then released by CRO to be driven to hospital by her colleague. Volunteer hours:…

Team Members Fundraising Effort

Three of our members – Graham, Heather and Andy- are taking part in the Spine MRT Challenge event in January. 108 miles along the Pennines with over 18,500 feet of ascent, non-stop in winter conditions. And they have just 60 hours to complete it, too. All to raise some funds for the Cave Rescue Organisation –  so please support them if you can. You can donate on Heather’s Just giving…

Incident 87/2016 – Oct. 27th Thu. 13.07 – Sheriff Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (f,41) suffering a suspected ankle fracture, on the path approaching Malham Cove top from Malham Rakes. The casualty was treated by team casualty carers and splinted, before being conveyed by team Land Rover to a waiting ambulance at Malham Information Centre, for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 18 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon