Alert – Apr. 13th Fri. 19.15 Three Peaks area, North Yorkshire – Alert only

An anxious relative reported a group of 10 Three Peaks walkers overdue. As it was a large group, with a guide, the duty controller advised that they be given more time and checked, from time to time,  whether they had returned.  They returned safely, having taken about 14 hours to complete the walk.         Volunteer hours:0.5   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – Apr. 3rd Tue. 20.26 Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A lone walker (m) was reported overdue by his partner, walking ‘in the Pen-y-ghent area’. As the duty controller was talking to the Police to establish further details, the walker contacted his partner by phone to say he was okay and about to return home. No further action required or taken. Volunteer hours:0.33 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – Mar. 17th Sat. 20.15 Three Peaks area, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Four walkers (all m) were reported overdue on a Three Peaks walk, with a strong, bitterly cold wind blowing the snow. They had left the Station Inn, Ribblehead, at 07.00, being seen to head towards Whernside. Fortunately, they returned to the Inn (thirteen and a half hours later), just as the duty controller was phoning other pubs in the area. Volunteer time: 15 minutes   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – Mar. 4th Sun. 16.53 Keld Head, Kingsdale, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A member of the public found unattended caving equipment near the resurgence at Keld Head, and raised concerns with the police. The duty controller attended the site with a constable, and after making enquiries established that the items had been left the previous day, and no persons were at risk. The items were removed so they could be returned to the owner. Volunteer hours: 2 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon