Incident 64/2016 – Aug. 18th Thu. 10.02 – Clapdale, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A caver (f, 54), walking up to Gaping Gill, sustained an ankle injury on the path just beyond Clapdale. Her leg was splinted and she was carried to a CRO Land Rover, then driven down to Clapham for transfer to a road ambulance and the trip to Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Volunteer hours: 11 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 63/2016 – Aug. 17th Wed. 16.12 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 59) was reported to be ‘collapsed, dizzy, vertigo’ on Ingleborough and both road and air ambulances were en route. CRO’s SARLoc was used to confirm the location (below the Swine Tail) and the patient’s companion was asked about level ground where the the air ambulance might land. CRO members waited at the road-head and then stood down when the air ambulance was seen to be able to…

Incident 62/2016 – Aug. 7th Sun. 23.27 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Three walkers (f37, f33, m33) having completed Ingleborough as part of a “3 peaks” walk, reported themselves lost in darkness, rain and low cloud during their descent of the hill. They had strayed a little way off the path near to Sulber, but were found by a CRO team at 1.00am and escorted to their own vehicle parked at Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 20 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 61/2016 – Aug. 2nd Tue. 11.31 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m,69) was reported to have collapsed at Malham Cove, ‘on the pavements’. The Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics assessed him, then waved off the air anbulance and stood CRO down, as the patient was at the gate on to the Malham Rakes road. Only one CRO member reached the patient before the ‘stand-down’, although eight others were en route. Volunteer hours: 12. TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon