Incident 44/2018 – Jul. 14th Sat 09.54 Nr Grey Gill, Gordale, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Almost as soon as the lamb-rescue group was committed to the 2 km off-road drive to the Gritstone Pot area of Ingleboroough, a member of an expedition group (f, 15) was reported to have a knee injury, above the path from Gordale Bridge towards the Malham Raikes road. On arrival, team members found that she was in no pain, but her knees had locked so that she could not walk…

Incident 43/2018 – Jul. 13th Fri 21.30 Stock Pot(?), Ingleborough Common, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A sheep was reported to be stranded, about 5m down, in a pot somewhere above High Leys, on Ingleborough. The farmer who reported it offered a guide, to locate it, if CRO would rescue it the following morning.  Three members, In a CRO Land Rover, followed their guide up to the Gritstone Pot area, then explored on foot, before finding a lamb in a lesser-known pot-hole, near Gritstone Pot (overlooking…

Incident 41/2018 – Jun. 16th Sat 19.11 Heron Pot, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Cave Rescue

Four cavers had left a note at their caving hostel, giving a call-out time of 19.00, before going to Heron Pot. Although not unduly concerned, the duty controller asked a colleague from Ingleton to investigate. At just after 20.00, he found them emerging from the cave, after they had lost track of time. Volunteer hours 2   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 40/2018 – Jun. 15th Fri 11.55 Ingleborough, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker with a medical condition collapsed and was unconscious for a brief period. Initial information stated that he was ‘on the track to Little Ingleborough’, but further enquiries suggested that he was on the Horton side of the hill. While CRO members searched up and down the path from the Nick Pot area, the crew of an air ambulance spotted him just above ‘Sulber Cross-roads’. He was walked to…