Incident 25/2018 – May 23rd Wed. 12.52 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The Team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (f) who had slipped and injured her ankle on the steps on the left side of Malham Cove. On arrival, team casualty carers splinted the injury and placed her in a stretcher, before sledging her down to a team vehicle at the bottom of the cove. She was then transported to a waiting road ambulance for transfer to hospital.…

Incident 23/2018 – May 15th Tue. 16.07 Shorkley Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A school student (f, 13) slipped and sustained an apparently serious lower leg injury on the path from the Rakes road to Malham Cove.  Having been given pain relief by the YAS paramedic, she was carried to a waiting road ambulance for transport to hospital.  Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 21/2018 – May 13th Sun. 10.09 Near Gaping Gill, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,67) sustained severe bruising to her shins when falling as she walked. After being assessed by a team member attending the Gaping Gill Winch meet, a team vehicle was requested to transport the woman off the hill, and back to Clapham. Volunteer hours: 8 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 19/2018 – Apr. 20th Fri. 16.02 Gordale Scar, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 42) slipped on wet rocks at the beck edge, between the two waterfalls in Gordale Scar, sustaining a painful shoulder injury. Having been given pain relief and with her shoulder immobilised, the patient was able to walk up to the top of the Scar with assistance and encouragement from team members. She was helped into the waiting air ambulance for the flight to hospital.       …