Incident 5/2018 – Feb. 5th Mon. 15.49 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

On the summit of Ingleborough, a paraglider fell about 3 metres when his parachute stalled whilst he was taking off. He suffered a suspected fracture to an ankle. Remarkably, and with the generous help of passing walkers, the injured person had the tenacity to shuffle and slide a considerable way down from the summit. CRO team members and a Yorkshire Ambulance paramedic treated the injured person and carried him in…

Incident 4/2018 – Feb. 4th Sun. 16.04 Attermire Scar, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f 60) fell and injured her shoulder on a footpath between Stockdale farm and Attermire Cave. Team members cared for and assisted the injured person down to the nearest road for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours: 30 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 91/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 15.10 Humphrey Bottom, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 38) slipped on ice and injured his right ankle whilst descending from Ingleborough summit. CRO were able to pinpoint the exact location of the incident by sending a text message, enabling the informant at the scene to share their mobile phone location with our computer based mapping system. The injured walker was cared for by CRO team members, carried down the hill in a stretcher and transported…

Incident 90/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 11.26 Green Bank, Great Knoutberry Hill, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 82) slipped and fell, on wet grass on a bridleway track, injuring his ankle. He was kept warm by his family who were able to bring blankets and a hot water bottle to his location. CRO team members treated him for a suspected fracture / sprain to his left ankle; before transporting him off the hill in a stretcher loaded into a CRO 4×4 ambulance. He was…