Incident 37/2018 – Jun. 9th Sat 17.34 Catrigg, Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker, who had strayed slightly off the footpath from Catrigg to Stainforth, slipped on a grassy bank and went over on his ankle – reportedly hearing a snap. He was treated for a possible fracture by Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics and CRO team members. A short, but tricky, stretcher carry enabled the injured person to be taken by a CRO vehicle to the roadhead. Volunteer hours: 24 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 36/2018 – Jun. 4th Mon 18.52 Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker was reported to have broken an ankle, about half-way up the steps to the top of Malham Cove. Two YAS ambulance technicians were on scene when CRO members arrived. The patient was given pain-relief and had his injured leg splinted, before being put into a vacuum mattress and onto a stretcher. He was sledged and carried down to a team vehicle for later transfer to a road ambulance.…

Incident 31/2018 – May 29th Tue. 13.22 Little Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A male walker began to suffer chest pain and dizziness whilst ascending Little Ingleborough, beyond Gaping Gill. The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service, and a vehicle was immediately dispatched from our base in Clapham, fortunately staffed following a meeting that morning. Meanwhile, team members attending the Gaping Gill Winch Meet, together with trained members of Bradford Pothole Club, were able to quickly reach the casualty and begin casualty…

Incident 30/2018 – May 28th Mon. 15.45 Brackenbottom Scar, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A female walker slipped and fell descending Pen-y-ghent sustaining a suspected fracture to her right ankle. She was carried by passers-by to within 500m of the road before being met by team members, who were called by North Yorkshire Police. The patient was treated by team casualty carers and given pain relief before a YAS paramedic took over treatment. Team members splinted the casualty’s leg and carried her by stretcher…