A caller rang North Yorkshire Police concerned that 2 walkers (m,20) were over two hours overdue from completing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks. As the Controller contacted Police for more information, the walkers turned up safe and well.
The team were called to a sheep reportedly stuck on a ledge, above the quarry. A team of four members attended, and as they began to descend, the sheep (the same sheep from last week?) performed the same self rescue action, and returned to the field. Until next time… Volunteer hours: 4
A walker (f,39) descending from Pen-y-ghent, missed the footpath to Brackenbottom, and continued south towards Stainforth. Having called for help, she was contacted by the duty Controller, who was able to guide her down to the B6479 at Stainforth. From there, a local team member conveyed her back to Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 1 hour 40 minutes.
The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a climber (m,19) who had fallen 3 metres onto rocks, sustaining a fractured ankle. The casualty was accessed from the lower tier, where his injury was splinted, before placing him into a titan stretcher. The stretcher was then carried along the ledge and down the slope secured by a belay, before being placed in a CRO vehicle for transport…