Incident 50/2016 – Jul 12th Tue. 13.20 – Giggleswick Scar, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A climber (m 61) was being lowered from the top of a climb by his belayer when a very large piece of rock became detached from the crag above him. The rock hit his head, caused a suspected fracture of his shoulder and abrasions to his back. He was treated at the foot of the crag by CRO members before being secured in to a stretcher and winched up into…

Incident 49/2016 – Jul 10th Sun. 18.50 – Sulber Nick, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A Three Peaks walker (f,50) slipped on wet limestone, injuring a knee, so that she could not continue. CRO responded, but thanks to the lack of mobile signal, her exact position could not be confirmed. However, a passing walker was able to assist with that and the ‘casualty’ was stretchered to a CRO vehicle and driven to a roadside RV with a road ambulance, near Selside. Volunteer hours: t.b.c.. TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon