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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Incident 50/2017 – July 19th Wed. 15.52 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 35) crossed the beck at the foot of the Cove and began ascending the climbers’ route up to the East Wing, believing it to be the path to the top. Two thirds of the way up, she felt unable to continue or to retreat, so rang for help. Two CRO members attended, locating the walker and one of them ascended to escort her off, to the side…

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Incident 49/2017 – July 16th Sun. 15.36 – Robin Proctor’s Scar, Austwick, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A climber (m,57) fell approximately 10 metres, sustaining shoulder and head injuries, whilst climbing at Robin Proctor’s Scar, Austwick. Team members assisted a Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedic in accessing the casualty, and packaged him for a lower by stretcher down the scree slope below the climb, to a waiting team vehicle. He was then driven to Town Head, Austwick for transfer to the road ambulance and transport to hospital. Volunteer…

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Incident 48/2017 – July 15th Sat. 17.05 – Southerscales, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Just as team members were clearing away after the Ingleton Gala, a call was received to two walkers (m,f) lost ‘somewhere on Ingleborough’. The Duty Controller was able to speak directly with the walkers via mobile phone, and sent a ‘SARLoc’ message, which gave us their location on our mapping software. The walkers had followed another group onto the limestone pavement, and then lost contact with them in low cloud.…

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