Incident 26/2016 – May 2nd Mon. 14.30 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance service when a walker with a history of high blood pressure (f, 73) was reported to be feeling faint, on the steps to the top of Malham Cove. The road ambulance crew walked her down to their vehicle and CRO members stood down. Volunteer hours: 16.5 TwitterFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 25/2016 – April 30th Sat. 13.15 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two competitors in the annual Three Peaks Race were in difficulty in bitterly cold conditions, at the summit of Whernside, one with apparent hypothermia, the other with a loss of sensation in the left leg. The marshall called for CRO assistance and a team met the cold runner, who was already descending. The other runner made his own way down to Chapel-le-dale and both then retired from the race. Volunteer…

Incident 24/2016 – April 27th Wed. 11.30 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (f,15) unconscious ‘1 mile north of Malham Cove’. The map reference passed to the team placed the casualty in the Irish Sea. Attempts to verify the location by other means were unsuccessful, so the team were asked to gather at the information centre at Malham to begin attempts to locate the casualty. As the first team vehicle arrived, the…

Mountain Triker scales Pen-y-ghent to raise funds for CRO

Jack Morgan showed today that despite having a disability he still has a love for personal challenges and the great outdoors. In company with a band of family, supporters and several team members, Jack powered his self propelled Mountain Trike to the summit of Pen-y-ghent, all to raise funds for the Cave Rescue Organisation.  The 7 mile trek with an ascent of 700m was a tough one, but Jack was determined…