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…

Incident 74/2016 – Sep. 10th Sat. 08.05 – Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a 3 peaks walker who had apparently suffered a seizure and unconsciousness whilst ascending Pen-y-ghent. The team responded, and assisted Yorkshire Air Ambulance staff to get the casualty into Helimed 99. The patient was then transferred to a road ambulance at Dale Head. Just as team members were packing up, a further call was received… Volunteer hours: 26 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 73/2016 – Sep. 8th Thu. 12.35 – High Birkwith, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (m,62) with an ankle injury. When the first team member arrived on scene, it was discovered that the walker had been found by a local farmer, and given a lift back to his own car in Horton, from where he was going to make his own way to hospital for treatment. Team members were therefore stood down whilst still…