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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Alert only – Sep. 21st. Mon. 18.40hrs – Malham Cove – Alert No. 4 of 2020

NYP alerted CRO to a possible incident at Malham Cove. As the duty controller rang the Force Control Room for more details, he was informed that the incident had been resolved, so the team’s assistance was not required. Volunteer time: A few minutes, only. TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon
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INCIDENT 65/2020 – Sep. 19th Sat. 21.04 hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A walker made a 999 call to North Yorkshire Police, saying that her companion had fallen and was injured, while they (f, f) were walking the Three Peaks. Before any more information could be passed, the call ceased and the NYP Force Control Room was…
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INCIDENT 64/2020 – Sep. 13th Sun. 08.13hrs – Chapel le dale, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (f, 39) was reported to be suffering pain in the left shoulder and back. Other information suggested that the group leaders suspected a heart problem. No location was given, but the team was asked to meet the caller at The Old…
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INCIDENT 63/2020 – Sep. 12th Sat. 14.12hrs – Ingleton Waterfalls Trail – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f, 43) injured an ankle on the path between Pecca Falls and Thornton Force and was unable to put weight on it. On arrival at ‘Tom’s Cabin’, YAS paramedics and team members splinted the patient’s lower leg and stretchered her a short distance…
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