Three inexperienced walkers (25-30 years) were reported overdue from a walk on Whernside, without maps or torches. A ‘SARLoc’ message (internet location, using their phone’s GPS system) was sent, but five minutes after the initial call, North Yorkshire Police advised that they had returned, safely, to their camp-site in Ingleton. Volunteer minutes: Less than it took to type this!
Two walkers (f,30 m,32) reported themselves lost on Ingleborough whilst trying to get back to Clapham. Contact was eventually established with them, and using Sarloc, their location was eventually confirmed as being Stone House, Selside. The pair were picked up and transported back to their car in Clapham. Volunteer hours: 5
A walker (m79) slipped and fell over whilst descending the summit ridge of Whernside. He sustained minor cuts to his head, a rib injury and grazing to his knee. He was cared for by CRO members and carried by stretcher down to Bruntscar for tranfer in a CRO Landrover to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service team at the road head. Volunteer hours 39
A walker (f,40) was reported by a fellow walker to be unable to walk further, having nearly completed the 3 Peaks Challenge. A CRO vehicle with 2 team members went to the location given at Sulber Nick crossroads, and found the walker to be tired and with extremely painful knees. As the casualty was being put in the vehicle, a second walker (m,48) was found nearby, who was similarly incapacitated. As…