Incident 87/2017 – Dec. 1st Fri. 12.25 – Gordale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker(m) collapsed 300m from Gordale House. As team members arrived, despite attempts at CPR by other walkers and the road ambulance crew, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance doctor had sadly declared the individual to be deceased. As the air ambulance then left the scene, team members remained at the scene to remove the casualty from the hill and place him in…

Incident 86/2017 – Nov 30th Thu. 23.52 – Little Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Local Incident.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested the team’s assistance when an ambulance crew responding to an urgent call were unable to access the patient due to poor road conditions. Shortly after team members from the local area were mobilised to assist, the ambulance managed to access the property concerned, and team members were stood down. Volunteer hours: 5

Incident 85/2017 – Nov 17th Fri. 17.30 – Ingleborough summit, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Two three-peaks walkers (m, 24; f, 24) reported themselves benighted on the summit of Ingleborough, inadequately clad and shod, with no spare kit or food and only mobile phones for navigation and lighting. One had a panic attack, causing breathing difficulties.  CRO teams went up the hill from Chapel le dale and Crina Bottom, locating the pair at the summit shelter.  Having been given glucose and a drink, they were…

Incident 84/2017 – Oct. 28th Sat. 12.01 – Westhouse area, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

As the news arrived that the party on Ingleborough were now descending, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to a report of a cyclist with a head injury, and possibly now unconscious, ‘somewhere on a path’ in the Westhouse area, near Ingleton. The vehicle responding to the previous incident was diverted, and together with a road ambulance crew and another team member in their own vehicle, began…