Incident 11/2017 – Mar 3rd Fri. 21.56 – Ingleborough, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Two Three Peaks walkers (m, 20; m, 19) reported themselves lost and benighted, descending from Ingleborough. From their description, the CRO duty controller surmised that they were actually on the Nature Trail path, heading towards Clapham. A small team set off by Land Rover, but found them just as they entered the village. Volunteer hours:3

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Incident 10/2017 – Feb 19th Sun. 18.27 – Bargh Hill, Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Two walkers (m, 41; f, 38) reported themselves lost (without map), in the dark and in low cloud, on what was intended to be a circular walk over Pen y ghent, from Horton in Ribblesdale. SARloc showed them to be on Bargh Hill, Stainforth. A local CRO controller walked up to guide them and their two dogs off the hill and drive them back to Horton, while a controller colleague…

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Incident 5/2017 – Jan 14th Sat. 16.04 – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Before the previous incident was quite concluded, there was a call to go to a walker (f,32) who had suffered a knee-cap dislocation ’15 minutes from the trig point’ on the main path down from Pen y ghent towards Horton in Ribblesdale. While the team was re-organising and en route, a (different) former CRO controller, out for a walk, happened by. He provided spare clothing and encouraged the group to…

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