Incident 42/2017 – June 21st Mon. 16.33 – Horton Scar, Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A 5 yr old ‘sprocker’ spaniel fell on rocks and was unable, or unwilling, to move his back legs. The owner requested assistance to get the dog off the hill. A small team responded, and together with a National Park Ranger, conveyed the dog down to the owners vehicle in Horton, from where the dog was taken for treatment at a local vet. Volunteer hours: 8   *The dog, Benson,…

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Incident 9/2017 – Feb 12th Sun. 11.43 – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

In wintery conditions, a walker (f, 42) slipped on ice descending from the summit, and sustained a fracture to her right tibia and fibula. The casualty was attended to by team casualty carers, given pain relief and splinted before being carried on a stretcher to the road, for transfer to a road ambulance for transport to hospital. Volunteer hours:48 The casualty being stretchered off Pen-y-ghent

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Incident 93/2016 – Nov. 22nd Tue. 16.02 – Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called to a walker (f,41) suffering respiratory distress whilst climbing Pen-y-ghent. On arrival, team members found the casualty (with her walking partner) to be in a very distressed state, near the top of the crags at the south of the mountain. The walker and her partner were made safe, and moved to gentler ground near the ridge, and their dog was led down the crag to safety…

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