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 53/2017 – July 22nd Sat. 17.08 – Waterfalls Trail, Near Beezley Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 14) slipped on the path, near Beezley Falls, sustaining an injury to her right ankle. A YAS paramedic was soon on scene, quickly followed by CRO members who were at the Depot, clearing up after the Clapham Street Fair. The patient was ‘packaged’ and carried to a road ambulance for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 27

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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 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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