Incident 84/2017 – Oct. 28th Sat. 12.01 – Westhouse area, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

As the news arrived that the party on Ingleborough were now descending, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to a report of a cyclist with a head injury, and possibly now unconscious, ‘somewhere on a path’ in the Westhouse area, near Ingleton. The vehicle responding to the previous incident was diverted, and together with a road ambulance crew and another team member in their own vehicle, began…

Incident 83/2017 – Oct. 28th Sat. 11.07 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A party of 5 walkers reported themselves stuck on the top of Ingleborough, due to thick cloud, and felt it unsafe to descend. Despite advice by phone from the duty controller, the party refused to leave the summit shelter. A small CRO party was therefore assembled, and despatched to meet the group. Fortunately before the CRO party reached Crina Bottom, the controller was contacted to say that another group were…

Incident 82/2017 – Oct. 21st Sat. 14.15 – Trow Gill, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 51) slipped on the wet cobbly track, and sustained a fracture to her lower right leg. The team were called to assist, but as the weather conditions were poor, and the casualties party had little to shelter her with, they moved her down to the office of the Ingleborough Show Cave. Team members provided casualty care and conveyed the casualty down to our Depot in Clapham, to…