Incident 78/2016 – Sep. 16th Fri. 15.45 – Hard Rigg, Scales Moor, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f) slipped and fell whilst walking along the bridleway over Scales Moor, to the south of Whernside. She had tried to brace against her fall by stretching out her arm, causing a suspected fracture and dislocation. CRO members assisted Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics with transport to the scene and helped with the treatment of the casualty and then her transfer to an air ambulance. Volunteer Hours: 35 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 77/2016 – Sep. 15th Thur. 15.45 – Trow Gill, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m 71) tripped and fell on a rocky path near the top of Trow Gill on Ingleborough. He injured his right leg and reported to us being unable to bear weight on his leg. He was assessed by a CRO team doctor and treated by CRO members for a possible fracture / muscle injury to his leg. The casualty was carried in a stretcher to a CRO Landrover ambulance for the…

Incident 76/2016 – Sep. 11th Sun. 20.41 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A group of four 3 peaks walkers (3f,1m) reported themselves lost on the descent from Ingleborough to Horton in Ribblesdale, with no map or compass, and only one headtorch between them. Whilst trying to establish their location, a small party of team members set off from Horton to check the area leading back to Sulber Nick. Eventually contact with the group was established, and a gps location on The Allotment…

Incident 75/2016 – Sep. 10th Sat. 09.28 – High Birkwith, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

As the team were packing up from incident 74, a call was received to another 3 peaks walker (f,41) with a confirmed lower leg fracture. On arrival at the scene, team casualty carers took over casualty handling from event first aid staff, and requested the attendance of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance due to the severe nature of the injury. The casualty was treated and packaged for transport, and carried by…