Incident 23/2018 – May 15th Tue. 16.07 Shorkley Hill, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A school student (f, 13) slipped and sustained an apparently serious lower leg injury on the path from the Rakes road to Malham Cove.  Having been given pain relief by the YAS paramedic, she was carried to a waiting road ambulance for transport to hospital.  Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 17/2018 – Apr. 18th Wed. 13.24 Nr Pecca Falls, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 82) was reported to have fainted near Pecca Falls on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  CRO members arrived, to find YAS paramedics already on scene. The patient, who was fully conscious, was put into a casualty bag on a lightweight stretcher, then carried to a team vehicle, just above ‘Tom’s Cabin’. She was then driven to the road-head and transferred to a YAS road ambulance.  Volunteer hours: 24   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 16/2018 – Apr. 17th Tue. 12.00 Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 87) was reported to have collapsed ‘half-way up Whernside’.  The first CRO members to arrive found him just above the wall at 525m.  An assessment by team casualty carers suggested that he had recovered well, so he was stretchered down to a team vehicle, then driven to the road-head. As a precaution, he was taken for a thorough hospital check-up by YAS road ambulance.  Volunteer hours: 37…

Incident 11/2018 – Mar. 13th Tue. 12.14 Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for CRO’s assistance in reaching and rescuing a walker (m, 82), said to be collapsed and confused at Manor Bridge, on the western arm of the Waterfalls Trail. Team members and a paramedic ran  up from the main car park, finding him much further up the path, by the refreshment kiosk. When the patient – now cheerful and alert – had been assessed, he was carried…