Incident 13/2016 – Mar. 19th Sat. 13:11 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a climber (m,19) who had fallen 3 metres onto rocks, sustaining a fractured ankle. The casualty was accessed from the lower tier, where his injury was splinted, before placing him into a titan stretcher. The stretcher was then carried along the ledge and down the slope secured by a belay, before being placed in a CRO vehicle for transport…

Incident 07/2016 – February 19th Fri. 15.47. – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two walkers undertaking the 3 peaks walk reported themselves in difficulty and frightened near the summit of Whernside (the second peak).  Conditions on the day included some snow showers and heavy rain. Following a discussion with them on their mobile phone and the use of SARLOC to obtain a GPS location for them, a Land Rover and team members were dispatched to collect the pair. Volunteer hours: 15