Incident 34/2017 – May 25th Thur. 16.31 – Horton-in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

An 82 year old walker requested help due to feeling faint when trying to walk; it was reported that he had fallen earlier and was now about 1/2 mile from Horton-in-Ribblesdale. A nearby CRO team member met with the incident informant, was able to reach the casualty’s location and bring him down in a private vehicle. After assessment, CRO team members deduced that the casualty’s condition was as a result of…

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Incident 27/2017 – Apr. 30th Sun. 17.32 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called to a walker (m,78) suffering a lower leg injury, and unable to make progress on Whernside. Contact with the caller established that the casualty had health conditions which were impacting on his ability to continue walking, and had become very cold. Two team vehicles went to the aqueduct in Little Dale and team members proceeded up the hill to reach the casualty. After assessment by a…

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Incident 24/2017 – Apr. 23rd Sun. 10.34 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

CRO were called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to locate and provide assistance to a 79 year old walker who was in difficulty near to the summit of Whernside. CRO members located and attended to the casualty, who had apparently fallen as a result of a trip and was unable to continue his walk. He was assisted to an air ambulance and flown off the hill for transfer by road…

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