Alert – May 8th Tue. 16.13 Gaping Gill area, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Two 13-year old students (f) were reported missing from a school group between Gaping Gill and Ingleborough Cave. However, just as the duty controller was telephoning North Yorkshire Police’s Force Control Room for more information, they were reported to have been found.         Volunteer hours: Negligible.   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

‘Rescue 2018’ now available online

You can now view our latest Annual Report on line here. Rescue 2018 gives details of our fundraising efforts, achievements and accounts as well as incidents attended throughout 2017. However, it’s a much better read ‘in the flesh’, so pick up a copy in the local area, where it’s available from pubs, shops and of course our base, The Depot, in Clapham. TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – Apr. 24th Tue. 17.08 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Members of a practice expedition group (3 m, 1 f; 16-18) reported themselves ‘lost at the summit of Ingleborough Hill’. Use of SARloc showed them to be on the path across Simon Fell Breast, which leads to Horton in Ribblesdale. They were persuaded to continue and were met, a few minutes later, by their supervisors, eventually reaching their camp-site, rather wet.         Volunteer hours: 1+.   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Meanwhile, back at Mealbank Quarry . . . . .

. . . . . the ewe was waiting patiently on its ledge. So, after a quick snack (for some of us), it was off to Ingleton. The ewe was seen to be about six metres up from the quarry floor, but there was neither easy access up to it nor space to wrestle it safely into its rescue bag while un-roped, so a team member abseiled down from the…