NEW SERVICE FOR THREE PEAKS WALKERS

    From this Sunday, a new service will be launched to help walkers on the Yorkshire Three Peaks who can’t quite go the whole distance. By popular demand, an evening bus service is to be provided from Sulber Nick (see photograph) to Horton in Ribblesdale. For further information, see page 2 of the Cave Rescue Organisation’s annual incident report – RESCUE 2018 – available from local shops and supporters.

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

Incident 56/2016 – Jul. 23rd Sat. 20.26 – Sulber Nick, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f,40) was reported by a fellow walker to be unable to walk further, having nearly completed the 3 Peaks Challenge. A CRO vehicle with 2 team members went to the location given at Sulber Nick crossroads, and found the walker to be tired and with extremely painful knees. As the casualty was being put in the vehicle, a second walker (m,48) was found nearby, who was similarly incapacitated. As…