INCIDENT 56/2018 – Aug. 28th Tue. 18.41hrs – Head of Trow Gill, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two walkers became separated from a larger group on the last leg of the Three Peaks Walk, heading from Ingleborough to Horton in Ribblesdale. With no map and only a page and a half of typescript describing the whole route, they descended, mistakenly, via Little Ingleborough and past Gaping Gill. At the head of Trow Gill, one (f, 19) slipped and suffered an apparent knee injury. A 999 call was…

INCIDENT 54/2018 – Aug. 25th Sat. 15.25hrs – Park Fell, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 48) slipped on steep ground, sustaining a dislocation fracture to his right ankle. Another walker used his ‘personal locator beacon’ to call for help. The call was directed, initially, to Upper Wharfedale Rescue Association, then to Swaledale MRT and then to CRO. On seeing the severity of the injury, the first two members to reach the patient requested evacuation by air ambulance, in order to minimise movement…

Incident 44/2018 – Jul. 14th Sat 09.54 Nr Grey Gill, Gordale, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Almost as soon as the lamb-rescue group was committed to the 2 km off-road drive to the Gritstone Pot area of Ingleboroough, a member of an expedition group (f, 15) was reported to have a knee injury, above the path from Gordale Bridge towards the Malham Raikes road. On arrival, team members found that she was in no pain, but her knees had locked so that she could not walk…

Incident 23/2018 – May 15th Tue. 16.07 Shorkley Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A school student (f, 13) slipped and sustained an apparently serious lower leg injury on the path from the Rakes road to Malham Cove.  Having been given pain relief by the YAS paramedic, she was carried to a waiting road ambulance for transport to hospital.  Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon