Incident 48/2016 – Jul 3rd Sun. 18.42 – Oxenber Scar, Austwick, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A climber (M, 31) sustained a badly dislocated/query broken ankle when the handhold he was using gave way, sending the piece of rock down onto his lower leg. He was able to do a controlled descent before calling for help. The climber was given first aid treatment and pain relief by team members, before being splinted and then carried by stretcher to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance which had landed at…

Incident 47/2016 – Jun 28th Tue. 17.47 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A climber (m 36) was not able to clip the first bolt at the start of a route, before falling circa 4 metres on to a ledge and suffering a head injury. He was treated by Yorkshire Ambulance Service and air ambulance paramedics at the scene, before being carried from the crag on a stretcher by CRO members and then taken to hospital by air ambulance. Volunteer hours 38 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 45/2016 – Jun 23rd Thu. 14.05 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A school student (f, 13) went over on an ankle, on the limestone pavement at the top of the Cove, aggravating an earlier injury. She was unable to walk, so was stretchered down to a CRO vehicle, taken to Malham car park and transferred to the school’s minibus for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours 31. TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon