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 53/2021 – JULY 25th SUN. 14.59 – ‘GORBECK ROAD’, LANGCLIFFE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 26) was reported to have ‘fallen and passed out’ on the ‘Settle Loop’ of the Pennine Bridleway, above Langcliffe. Two team members and the YAS ambulance crew were able to reach the casualty in CRO 4, the team’s Honda Pioneer. After an…
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INCIDENT 52/2021 – JULY 23rd FRI. 14.51 – SWINE TAIL, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker keyed 999, telling North Yorkshire Police that two other walkers were calling for help, that he was on the Swine Tail and that he was heading towards the pair to investigate. The Duty Controller was unable to call the reporting party back*, so…
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INCIDENT 51/2021 – JULY 19th MON. 14.51 – GATE COTE HILL, near RIBBLEHEAD, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f 64), enjoying a multi-day traverse of the Dales Way path, was stopped short when she slipped and heard her ankle crack. She reported that she did not need an ambulance, but could not weight bear and could not walk any further. The…
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INCIDENT 50/2021 – JULY 18th SUN. 15.30 – B6479 road, near HORTON in RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

CRO team members, on route to incident number 49, were among the first on scene after a traffic incident on the B6479 about half a mile north of Horton in Ribblesdale. They found a motor-scooter rider lying in the road – no other vehicle was…
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