Alert only – July 8th Sun. 23.11hrs – 3 Peaks Walk, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A caller was concerned when two walkers didn’t return at the scheduled time from attempting the 3 Yorkshire Peaks walk. The last contact with the walkers said they were ‘lost’ and at least 2 hours from their car. Initial attempts to locate the walkers using the ‘Phonefind’ facility did not work, so a team member set off for Horton in Ribblesdale (the usual starting point for the 3 Peaks walk)…

Alert – Apr. 13th Fri. 19.15 Three Peaks area, North Yorkshire – Alert only

An anxious relative reported a group of 10 Three Peaks walkers overdue. As it was a large group, with a guide, the duty controller advised that they be given more time and checked, from time to time,  whether they had returned.  They returned safely, having taken about 14 hours to complete the walk.         Volunteer hours:0.5   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

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…

Incident 85/2017 – Nov 17th Fri. 17.30 – Ingleborough summit, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Two three-peaks walkers (m, 24; f, 24) reported themselves benighted on the summit of Ingleborough, inadequately clad and shod, with no spare kit or food and only mobile phones for navigation and lighting. One had a panic attack, causing breathing difficulties.  CRO teams went up the hill from Chapel le dale and Crina Bottom, locating the pair at the summit shelter.  Having been given glucose and a drink, they were…