Incident 66/2016 – Aug. 20th Sat. 15.06 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (m, 35) involved in a fall on Whernside, about 1.5 miles from the Hill Inn. Unable to re-contact the caller to clarify the exact location and nature of the injuries, the team responded to Bruntscar, and from there made their way up the east flank of Whernside. Weather conditions were very poor, with high winds, heavy rain and a…

Incident 65/2016 – Aug. 18th Thu. 15.06 – Bank Bottom, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Local Support Incident

A man (56) was reported to be immobile (possible medical emergency) on the river-bank, below Ingleton viaduct. Ambulance Service paramedics and a small group of CRO members were able to assist him to a road ambulance for assessment and transport to hospital. Volunteer hours: 4 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

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…