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 Resources for Children The Cave Rescue Organisation is based in Clapham in North Yorkshire and provides the cave…
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How you can help us

support your rescue team
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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Guidelines 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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INCIDENT 23/2024. APRIL 23RD MON 22.10. INGLEBOROUGH, HORTON-IN-RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team were alerted by North Yorkshire Police (NYP) late in the evening in relation to two walkers (F, 22 and 27) who were overdue returning from a 3 Peaks walk. Unfortunately, their phones had run out of power after they had contacted the police,…
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INCIDENT 22/2024. APRIL 20TH SAT 13.56. COLT PARK, RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Whilst concluding the previous incident at Malham the Team were alerted again by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with a potentially serious incident involving a paraglider near to Ribblehead. A number of other emergency services were also attending. One of our vehicles, with advanced…
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INCIDENT 21/2024. APRIL 20TH SAT 12.38. MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team had only just stood down from the previous incident when we were alerted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with an incident at Malham Cove. A visitor (M, 67) had apparently suffered a medical problem whilst climbing the steps up to the…
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INCIDENT 20/2024. APRIL 20TH SAT 07.38. HUMPHREY BOTTOM, INGLEBOROUGH, CHAPEL-LE-DALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team received an early morning alert from Lancashire Police to assist a walker (F, 56) who had injured her ankle whilst on a group walk. We had also received an earlier ‘heads up’ from one of our off-duty members who was passing the site…
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