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 strongly urge all event organisers to make sure that they pass the information on the first page to those taking part in their event, and…

INCIDENT 50/2024. JULY 8th MON 16.08 HRS. Nr LONG CHURN CAVES, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Having just emerged from Lower Long Churn Cave, a caver (m, 30) slipped on the stile, sustaining a lower leg injury. Unable to walk down to Selside, he phoned for help. After assessment by the YAS crew from Ingleton, the injury was splinted and the casualty assisted into CRO 4 (the Honda Pioneer) for the drive down to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 9  

INCIDENT 49/2024. JULY 1ST MON 10.31HRS. PEN Y GHENT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Our colleagues at Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested the team’s assistance with a walker (f, 26) who had injured her lower leg on the path from Pen y Ghent summit down toward Hull Pot.  Two team vehicles drove up to the top of the track near Hull Pot, with team members and a YAS paramedic continuing on foot to the casualty’s location.  Once the casualty had been been assessed and splinted,…

INCIDENT 48/2004. JUNE 29th SAT 12.47hrs. TOP OF MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Our colleagues at Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested the team’s assistance with a casualty (f, 50s) who had fallen on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove and injured her wrist.  A team member attended, found the casualty, put her in a group shelter with her party, and directed the YAS paramedics to her location to assess her.  Additional team members assisted the paramedics in walking her to a…

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ALERT only. JUNE 19th WED. 15.44 COLT PARK AREA, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 3 OF 2024

The team was called by YAS after a walker reported that he had sustained an ankle injury. Telephone communication was poor, but it seemed that the casualty may have been in the Colt Park area, so team members were put on stand-by. Just as the duty controller’s PhoneFind message revealed that the caller had departed the area, NYP advised that he had informed them he was back in his car…