Incident 41/2018 – Jun. 16th Sat 19.11 Heron Pot, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Cave Rescue

Four cavers had left a note at their caving hostel, giving a call-out time of 19.00, before going to Heron Pot. Although not unduly concerned, the duty controller asked a colleague from Ingleton to investigate. At just after 20.00, he found them emerging from the cave, after they had lost track of time. Volunteer hours 2   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 35/2018 – Jun. 4th Mon 05.32 Lost John’s System, Leck, Lancashire – Cave Rescue

Two cavers were reported to be more than five hours overdue from a through trip between Lost John’s and Notts 2, which they had estimated would take four hours (20.00 Sunday to 00.00 Monday). CRO members began searching in the two pots referred to, being joined by people on CRO’s ‘cavers’ list* and members of UWFRA to investigate other holes on that part of Leck Fell. Eventually, the ‘mispers’ were…

Incident 13/2018 – Mar. 24th Sat. 22.15 Wretched Rabbit / County Pot, Casterton, Cumbria – Cave Rescue

Two cavers (f, f) were reported to be three hours overdue in Wretched Rabbit, Easegill.  Having alerted CRO, other cavers, staying at Bull Pot Farm, went to investigate and found that the two were still underground, unharmed, but moving very slowly. A small group of CRO members waited to make sure that all were safely back at Bull Pot Farm. Volunteer hours:  6   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Nov 27th Sun. 18.01 – Lancaster Hole, Easegill, Cumbria – Alert only.

A caver (m) was reported overdue by his wife, having been expected home before nightfall. Whilst enquiries were being made, and Cumbria Police were talking again to the caller, the caver returned home. Other than conducting initial inquiries, no other action was taken by the duty controller. Volunteer hours: 30 minutes TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon