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 97/2016 – Dec. 26th Mon. 11.14 – Blind Beck, Barbon Low Fell, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Cumbria Police to a walker (f,62) with a reported broken leg, approximately 300m above the road in Barbondale. Team members arrived on scene just after the North West Air Ambulance which, due to high winds, was unable to land near the casualty, having instead to touch down near the road. The air ambulance paramedics and team members climbed to the casualties location on the hillside,…

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Incident 91/2016 – Nov. 19th Sat. 08.34 – Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by North Yorkshire police to a walker (f,20) who had suffered a dislocated knee after slipping whilst climbing up the south face of Pen-y-ghent. In full winter conditions, the casualty was assessed, splinted and given pain relief before being carried by stretcher to a team vehicle, which then carried the casualty down to Stainforth village for transfer to a road ambulance, for transport to hospital. Volunteer…

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Incident 87/2016 – Oct. 27th Thu. 13.07 – Sheriff Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (f,41) suffering a suspected ankle fracture, on the path approaching Malham Cove top from Malham Rakes. The casualty was treated by team casualty carers and splinted, before being conveyed by team Land Rover to a waiting ambulance at Malham Information Centre, for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 18

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