Incident 43/2018 – Jul. 13th Fri 21.30 Stock Pot(?), Ingleborough Common, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A sheep was reported to be stranded, about 5m down, in a pot somewhere above High Leys, on Ingleborough. The farmer who reported it offered a guide, to locate it, if CRO would rescue it the following morning.  Three members, In a CRO Land Rover, followed their guide up to the Gritstone Pot area, then explored on foot, before finding a lamb in a lesser-known pot-hole, near Gritstone Pot (overlooking…

Incident 40/2018 – Jun. 15th Fri 11.55 Ingleborough, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker with a medical condition collapsed and was unconscious for a brief period. Initial information stated that he was ‘on the track to Little Ingleborough’, but further enquiries suggested that he was on the Horton side of the hill. While CRO members searched up and down the path from the Nick Pot area, the crew of an air ambulance spotted him just above ‘Sulber Cross-roads’. He was walked to…

Alert – Apr. 24th Tue. 17.08 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Members of a practice expedition group (3 m, 1 f; 16-18) reported themselves ‘lost at the summit of Ingleborough Hill’. Use of SARloc showed them to be on the path across Simon Fell Breast, which leads to Horton in Ribblesdale. They were persuaded to continue and were met, a few minutes later, by their supervisors, eventually reaching their camp-site, rather wet.         Volunteer hours: 1+.   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 8/2018 – Mar. 9th Thu. 14.20 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 69) slipped and fell, immediately after leaving the Ingleborough summit plateau on the path towards Crina Bottom and Ingleton.  His fall was witnessed by a mountain biker who phoned for help, then she was joined by a passing fell-runner, who used his own first aid kit to staunch the flow of blood from the deep scalp wound. CRO members were called out and an air ambulance requested.…