Incident 55/2017 – July 30th Sun. 12.26 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a fell runner (m,54) who had sustained injuries having fallen descending from the summit. On arrival, a small team proceeded up the hill to provide first aid, and found the casualty making his way down the hill assisted by walkers. At Bruntscar, the casualty’s facial and hand wounds were dressed by team casualty carers, and then he was…

Incident 89/2016 – Nov. 3rd Thu. 17.52 – Pen y ghent – Ribblehead area, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A Three Peaks fell-runner (m, 63) was reported overdue, between Horton in Ribblesdale and Ribblehead, via Pen y ghent. Starting at Ribblehead, he had run over Whernside and Ingleborough, then left Horton at 12.38, for Pen y ghent, anticipating completing his run in about another two hours. Descending from Pen y ghent, he had sustained a slight knee injury and decided to drop down to Horton, rather than continuing to…

Incident 33/2016 – May 14th Sat. 15.18 – Pikedaw Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A runner (f,41) competing in a fell-race, tripped and fell, descending from Pikedaw Hill, sustaining shoulder and knee injuries. After ‘packaging’ by CRO members, she was lifted off by air ambulance, then transferred to a road ambulance for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours: 10.5 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon