Incident 05/2016 – February 7th Sun. 16.24. – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,65) was reported to have slipped and broken an ankle ‘three-quarters of the way up Ingleborough, from Chapel le dale’ (She had actually just descended the steep path, down to Humphrey Bottom.) She was soon located, given pain-relief, splintage and a heated waistcoat, before being evacuated by stretcher in what was developing into a blizzard. She was then taken by CRO Land Rover to the road-head, for transfer…

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Incident 04/2016 – January 30th Sat 14. – Attermire Scar, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Just as the team arrived on scene at the previous incident, another call was received to a casualty (f, 19) with a lower leg injury. One of the responding vehicles was diverted to this second casualty, and further personnel were mobilised from the teams base at Clapham. The team were directed to the casualty by other members of her party. The team administered first aid, and then stretchered the casualty…

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Incident 03/2016 – January 30th Sat 13.39 – Airton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 69), sustained a suspected fractured ankle whilst walking with a group in fields near the River Aire. CRO responded to the casualty’s location, and after carrying out first aid and splinting the injury, the casualty was stretchered to an ambulance at Town End Farm shop, Airton for transport to Airedale Hospital. Because a second call to another casualty was received as the team arrived at the scene,…

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