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 9/2017 – Feb 12th Sun. 11.43 – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

In wintery conditions, a walker (f, 42) slipped on ice descending from the summit, and sustained a fracture to her right tibia and fibula. The casualty was attended to by team casualty carers, given pain relief and splinted before being carried on a stretcher to the road, for transfer to a road ambulance for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours:48 The casualty being stretchered off Pen-y-ghent

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