Cave & Mountain Rescue

Saving Lives Above & Below Ground in the Yorkshire Dales What we do Awards and Recognition The History of CRO Safety Going Out Scheme Historical Incident Reports The Cave Rescue Organisation is based in Clapham in North Yorkshire and provides the cave and mountain rescue…
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The CRO is a charity and it’s volunteers respond to Cave and Mountain Rescue in the Three Peaks and Malham areas of the Yorkshire Dales The CRO is a charity and cannot run without the help of both it’s members and it’s supporters. There are…
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New Guidelines issued for Yorkshire 3 Peaks Walkers and Organisers

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has agreed a new Code of Conduct for walkers undertaking the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge, with advice for walkers and event organisers. As the team who respond to the many calls we receive from participants on the Y3P, we…
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Alert only – May 20th Mon. 19.05hrs – River Aire, Airton, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association received a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a patient (initially described as a ‘body’) in the River Aire, near Riverside Walk, at Airton. As it was in CRO’s area, UWFRA transferred the call. Telephone and radio enquiries led to…
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INCIDENT 37/2019 – May 19th. Sun. 11.48hrs – Summit ridge, Whernside, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 56) slipped and fell, sustaining head and wrist injuries while walking from the Whernside trig point to the beginning of the steep descent to Bruntscar. With some difficulty, the duty controller used PhoneFind to confirm the casualty’s location as being on the…
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INCIDENT 36/2019 – May 18th. Sat. 13.30hrs – Below Thornton Force, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 77) slipped and fell, injuring the back of her head. When CRO members arrived, they found her much improved from the original description. Following assessment, it was agreed that the patient could walk to the team Land Rover for the drive to…
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INCIDENT 34 (continued) – May 16th. Thu. 11.00hrs – Deepdale, Dent, Cumbria – Animal Incident

Three members returned to Deepdale and worked for a further six hours, but were still unsuccessful in reaching the missing dog. Additional volunteer hours: 18   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon
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