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 79/2020 – Nov. 22nd Sun. 17.56 – Airton, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

NYP asked for assistance in finding someone, believed to be at risk, missing in the Airton area since about 15.40. However, just as the first team member arrived on scene, police officers found her ‘safe and well’, so team members stood down. Members of UWFRA…
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ALERT Only – Nov. 19th Thu. 14.36 – Gisburn Forest, Lancashire, Alert No. 8 of 2020

Bowland Pennine MRT asked for CRO’s support when they found themselves short-handed on the way to an incident in Gisburn Forest. A cyclist (m, 30) had come off his mountain bike, sustaining a shoulder injury. However, as a CRO controller was texting a call-out to…
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INCIDENT 78/2020 – Nov. 17th Tue. 16.24 – Southerscales Fell, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, ) slipped on the steep (temporary diversion) path on the Chapel-le-Dale side of Ingleborough, sometime after 15.00 hrs. As neither the injured person nor her father could get a signal on their mobile phones, a passer-by called 999 and asked the police…
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INCIDENT 77/2020 – Nov. 14th Sat. 21.46 – Newby / Ingleborough area? North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

North Yorkshire Police passed on a message from a concerned party in Newby who had agreed to a walker parking by her property that morning, but he had not returned, twelve hours later. A rapid drive of roads around the Ingleborough block produced no struggling…
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