Incident 4/2018 – Feb. 4th Sun. 16.04 Attermire Scar, Settle, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f 60) fell and injured her shoulder on a footpath between Stockdale farm and Attermire Cave. Team members cared for and assisted the injured person down to the nearest road for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours: 30 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 2/2018 – Jan. 9th Wed. 12.45 Thornton Force, Nr. Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist a walker (f,26) who had fallen and sustained chest injuries whilst undertaking the Waterfalls Walk. Team members arrived on scene and after verifying that the casualty was able to walk with assistance, were able to escort the woman to a team vehicle where she was assessed by a YAS paramedic before transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 8 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 91/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 15.10 Humphrey Bottom, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 38) slipped on ice and injured his right ankle whilst descending from Ingleborough summit. CRO were able to pinpoint the exact location of the incident by sending a text message, enabling the informant at the scene to share their mobile phone location with our computer based mapping system. The injured walker was cared for by CRO team members, carried down the hill in a stretcher and transported…

Incident 90/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 11.26 Green Bank, Great Knoutberry Hill, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 82) slipped and fell, on wet grass on a bridleway track, injuring his ankle. He was kept warm by his family who were able to bring blankets and a hot water bottle to his location. CRO team members treated him for a suspected fracture / sprain to his left ankle; before transporting him off the hill in a stretcher loaded into a CRO 4×4 ambulance. He was…