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

Incident 11/2016 – Mar. 12th Sat. 12:15 – Crina track, Ingleborough – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a walker (f,20) collapsed and becoming hypothermic, approaching Ingleborough summit. On reaching the casualty, two of the team’s casualty carers administered first aid and began warming the casualty, whilst other team members prepared for a stretcher carry. The casualty was then stretchered down towards Crina Bottom Farm to drop below the cloud base, so she could be airlifted…