Incident 10/2017 – Feb 19th Sun. 18.27 – Bargh Hill, Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Two walkers (m, 41; f, 38) reported themselves lost (without map), in the dark and in low cloud, on what was intended to be a circular walk over Pen y ghent, from Horton in Ribblesdale. SARloc showed them to be on Bargh Hill, Stainforth. A local CRO controller walked up to guide them and their two dogs off the hill and drive them back to Horton, while a controller colleague…

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Incident 9/2017 – Feb 12th Sun. 11.43 – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

In wintery conditions, a walker (f, 42) slipped on ice descending from the summit, and sustained a fracture to her right tibia and fibula. The casualty was attended to by team casualty carers, given pain relief and splinted before being carried on a stretcher to the road, for transfer to a road ambulance for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours:48 The casualty being stretchered off Pen-y-ghent

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Incident 5/2017 – Jan 14th Sat. 16.04 – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Before the previous incident was quite concluded, there was a call to go to a walker (f,32) who had suffered a knee-cap dislocation ’15 minutes from the trig point’ on the main path down from Pen y ghent towards Horton in Ribblesdale. While the team was re-organising and en route, a (different) former CRO controller, out for a walk, happened by. He provided spare clothing and encouraged the group to…

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Incident 4/2017 – Jan 14th Sat. 13.51 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A CRO member (former Chairman and controller), out for a walk, reported that a walker (m,12) had sustained an ankle injury, 50m from the summit of Ingleborough, on the path towards Ingleton. He used his own emergency equipment to keep the boy warm until help arrived. Team members carried him to a Yorkshire Air Ambulance – requested because of the patient’s cold condition and the time a stretcher evacuation would…

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