Incident 57/2017 – Aug 7th Mon. 22.21 – Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

3 people (m,40 f,39, 9) undertaking the 3 Peaks walk, were unable to negotiate limestone pavement and field walls above Beecroft Hall as darkness fell, due to inadequate lighting. 3 team members with a local police officer located the walkers, provided them with lights, and escorted them down to a team vehicle before dropping them at their car in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours:6 Going out in the hills? Essential…

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Incident 56/2017 – Aug 1st Tues. 03.21 – Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A call was received from North Yorkshire Police to two 3 Peaks walkers (m, 23, 18) who had become lost in darkness, and found themselves above Horton Quarry, and felt unable to safely proceed or retrace their steps. They had called for help when their last mobile phone was down to 5%, and the duty controller was unable to recontact them to offer advice, so a small party was arranged…

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Incident 46/2017 – July 8th Sat. 20.23 – Sulber Nick, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

CRO were called out by the organisers of a 3 peaks walk charity event. A participating walker (f 56) aggravated an existing leg condition and was unable to continue her walk. She was treated by event marshals and then evacuated from near Sulber Nick on Ingleborough by CRO team members and vehicle. Volunteer hours: 5

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Incident 43/2017 – June 24th Sat. 21.38 – 3 Peaks Route, Ingleborough to Horton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police regarding 5 walkers (f, 35-40), reported overdue on the descent from Ingleborough. A party of four were quickly ascertained to have arrived in Horton safely, but a lone walker was still not accounted for. Two search parties were dispatched to begin checking the route from Horton, but as this happened, the lone walker arrived back at Horton safe and well. Volunteer hours:4

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