Incident 17/2018 – Apr. 18th Wed. 13.24 Nr Pecca Falls, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 82) was reported to have fainted near Pecca Falls on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  CRO members arrived, to find YAS paramedics already on scene. The patient, who was fully conscious, was put into a casualty bag on a lightweight stretcher, then carried to a team vehicle, just above ‘Tom’s Cabin’. She was then driven to the road-head and transferred to a YAS road ambulance.  Volunteer hours: 24   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 16/2018 – Apr. 17th Tue. 12.00 Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 87) was reported to have collapsed ‘half-way up Whernside’.  The first CRO members to arrive found him just above the wall at 525m.  An assessment by team casualty carers suggested that he had recovered well, so he was stretchered down to a team vehicle, then driven to the road-head. As a precaution, he was taken for a thorough hospital check-up by YAS road ambulance.  Volunteer hours: 37…

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