Incident 30/2018 – May 28th Mon. 15.45 Brackenbottom Scar, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A female walker slipped and fell descending Pen-y-ghent sustaining a suspected fracture to her right ankle. She was carried by passers-by to within 500m of the road before being met by team members, who were called by North Yorkshire Police. The patient was treated by team casualty carers and given pain relief before a YAS paramedic took over treatment. Team members splinted the casualty’s leg and carried her by stretcher…

Incident 29/2018 – May 27th Sun 14.23 Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A female walker fell approximately 20 feet down stone steps near Pecca Falls, losing consciousness for a short while. The team were tasked by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist, and located the casualty not far from our rendezvous point. YAS paramedics were conveyed to the casualty, who after a full assessment identified suspected head and spinal injuries. She was placed in a full body vacuum splint and stretchered by team…

Incident 28/2018 – May 27th Sun. 09.35 Cross Pot, New Houses, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A group undertaking navigation training heard a lamb calling from within Cross Pot, near Horton in Ribblesdale. A small team attended the site, and discovered a lamb stuck on a ledge within the pot. The lamb was brought to the surface, and because it was very weak, was returned directly to the farm, rather than released onto the fell. Volunteer hours: 7.5 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 27/2018 – May 26th Sat. 16.29 Giggleswick Scar, Giggleswick, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A climber, (male) slipped and fell on the ‘Titter ye not’ pitch at Giggleswick Scar, sustaining a severe injury to his left lower leg as he hit the ground. On arrival, team members escorted the YAS paramedics to the scene, and assisted whilst emergency pain relief was administered. The casualty was then splinted and packaged for a lower by stretcher to the road below, down a steep, wooded scree slope.…