Incident 38/2016 – May 25th Wed. 14.48 – Swinetail, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,50) dislocated his left kneecap, high up on Ingleborough. CRO members immobilised the leg, gave him pain relief and put him onto a stretcher. He was carried and ‘sledged’ down to a CRO Land Rover, driven to the road-head and transferred to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service road ambulance, waiting in Chapel-le-dale. Volunteer hours: 70 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 37/2016 – May 24th Tue. 12.03 – ‘Little Gordale’, Janet’s Foss, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,88) slipped or stumbled on the path through the wood, 100m below Janet’s Foss. In doing so, he grabbed his daughter (59) for support and they both fell. He sustained a hip injury and she a knee injury. Both had their injuries immobilised before being carried by stretcher to road ambulances near Gordale Bridge. An air ambulance also attended. Thanks to the lads of the Army Foundation College,…

Incident 36/2016 – May 22nd Sun. 14.37 – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (f,42) having left her mobility scooter in order to get nearer to the foot of the Cove, became incapacitated. After giving her pain relief, CRO members and Yorkshire Ambulance Service personnel helped her return safely to Malham. Volunteer hours: 16.5 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon