Incident 54/2017 – July 23rd Sun. 20.00 – Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

An hour after the other three members of their sponsored Three Peaks Walk group had said that they were ‘ten minutes behind’ them, the ‘organiser’ reported that the final two walkers (m, f) had still not reached Horton Station. As a local CRO member arrived at the station approach, the pair emerged from the station gate. However, there was no minibus, no ‘organiser’ and no reply on his mobile phone,…

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Three Peaks area, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire Jul. 23rd 20.15 – Alert only

A walker was reported overdue on the Three Peaks, some 14 or 15 hours after leaving home in central North Yorkshire. Her husband, who had called the Police, had no knowledge of her proposed route. As a local CRO member was setting out to find whether her car was still in Horton car park, she arrived home, safe and well. Volunteer hours: Minimal Meanwhile, back in Ribblesdale . . .…

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Three Peaks area, Horton in Ribblesdale / Ingleton parishes, North Yorkshire Jul. 23rd 17.51 – Alert only

Five walkers were reported missing on the Three Peaks, in rain and poor visibility. They had last been seen on Whernside at an uncertain time. The duty controller said to give them another hour, but as a precaution asked team members for their availability and agreed that one local member should drive the roads between Bruntscar and Horton in Ribblesdale. Just as he arrived in Horton, to speak to the…

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Incident 53/2017 – July 22nd Sat. 17.08 – Waterfalls Trail, Near Beezley Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 14) slipped on the path, near Beezley Falls, sustaining an injury to her right ankle. A YAS paramedic was soon on scene, quickly followed by CRO members who were at the Depot, clearing up after the Clapham Street Fair. The patient was ‘packaged’ and carried to a road ambulance for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 27

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