Incident 21/2018 – May 13th Sun. 10.09 Near Gaping Gill, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,67) sustained severe bruising to her shins when falling as she walked. After being assessed by a team member attending the Gaping Gill Winch meet, a team vehicle was requested to transport the woman off the hill, and back to Clapham. Volunteer hours: 8 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

Incident 15/2018 – Apr. 4th Wed. 21.47 Sulber Area, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

4 Three Peaks walkers (m:23,22,17, f:21) reported themselves lost descending Ingleborough towards Horton, in poor weather conditions (snow and strong winds). A team of 7 members using CRO2 located the walkers near a gate on the track from Sulber Nick to Borrins. Although the group had a map, they had no compass, only 1 small torch between them, and their mobile phones were nearly out of battery. The group were…

Alert – Apr. 3rd Tue. 20.26 Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A lone walker (m) was reported overdue by his partner, walking ‘in the Pen-y-ghent area’. As the duty controller was talking to the Police to establish further details, the walker contacted his partner by phone to say he was okay and about to return home. No further action required or taken. Volunteer hours:0.33 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon