Meanwhile, back at Mealbank Quarry . . . . .

. . . . . the ewe was waiting patiently on its ledge. So, after a quick snack (for some of us), it was off to Ingleton. The ewe was seen to be about six metres up from the quarry floor, but there was neither easy access up to it nor space to wrestle it safely into its rescue bag while un-roped, so a team member abseiled down from the…

Incident 15/2018 – Apr. 4th Wed. 21.47 Sulber Area, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

4 Three Peaks walkers (m:23,22,17, f:21) reported themselves lost descending Ingleborough towards Horton, in poor weather conditions (snow and strong winds). A team of 7 members using CRO2 located the walkers near a gate on the track from Sulber Nick to Borrins. Although the group had a map, they had no compass, only 1 small torch between them, and their mobile phones were nearly out of battery. The group were…

NEW SERVICE FOR THREE PEAKS WALKERS

    From this Sunday, a new service will be launched to help walkers on the Yorkshire Three Peaks who can’t quite go the whole distance. By popular demand, an evening bus service is to be provided from Sulber Nick (see photograph) to Horton in Ribblesdale. For further information, see page 2 of the Cave Rescue Organisation’s annual incident report – RESCUE 2018 – available from local shops and supporters.

Incident 5/2018 – Feb. 5th Mon. 15.49 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

On the summit of Ingleborough, a paraglider fell about 3 metres when his parachute stalled whilst he was taking off. He suffered a suspected fracture to an ankle. Remarkably, and with the generous help of passing walkers, the injured person had the tenacity to shuffle and slide a considerable way down from the summit. CRO team members and a Yorkshire Ambulance paramedic treated the injured person and carried him in…