Incident 15/2016 – Mar. 23rd Wed. 13:38 – Meal Bank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

The team were called to a sheep reportedly stuck on a ledge, above the quarry. A team of four members attended, and as they began to descend, the sheep (the same sheep from last week?) performed the same self rescue action, and returned to the field. Until next time… Volunteer hours: 4 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 14/2016 – Mar. 20th Sun. 17:23 – Pen-y-ghent/Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,39) descending from Pen-y-ghent, missed the footpath to Brackenbottom, and continued south towards Stainforth. Having called for help, she was contacted by the duty Controller, who was able to guide her down to the B6479 at Stainforth. From there, a local team member conveyed her back to Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 1 hour 40 minutes. TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 13/2016 – Mar. 19th Sat. 13:11 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a climber (m,19) who had fallen 3 metres onto rocks, sustaining a fractured ankle. The casualty was accessed from the lower tier, where his injury was splinted, before placing him into a titan stretcher. The stretcher was then carried along the ledge and down the slope secured by a belay, before being placed in a CRO vehicle for transport…

Incident 12/2016 – Mar. 15th Tue. 10:42 – Meal Bank Quarry, Ingleton – Animal Rescue

The team were called by a farmer, concerned for a ewe in lamb, which had become stranded on a ledge on the quarry face. A small party abseiled down to the ledge from above, and were able to encourage the sheep to ‘self rescue’ up the craggy gully down which she had approached the ledge. Volunteer hours:12 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon