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 85/2021 – NOVEMBER 28th SUN. 22.58  FIELD OPPOSITE TAITLANDS, (FORMER YOUTH HOSTEL), STAINFORTH – LOCAL INCIDENT

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for CRO’s assistance following an accident where someone (f, 51), sledging down a slope, collided with a wall, sustaining a serious ankle injury. When team members arrived, the ambulance paramedics had just helped the patient into the road ambulance and were treating her injury. Members and local helpers stood down. Volunteer hours:  11   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

ALERT Only – Nov 14th Sun. 11.20 – Below Attermire Scar, Settle, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 9 of 2021

A walker who found a fully-laden rucksac leaning against a wall corner below Attermire Scar, having shouted around over a period of about 20 minutes and hearing no response, asked for advice. Having then identified the owner as Dutch, he was advised to close up the sac and leave it. A while later, the duty controller asked a group of walkers who would be going past to let him know…

INCIDENT 84/2021 – NOVEMBER 8th MON. (called at 16.00 Sunday) OGOF FFYNNON DDU, POWYS, WALES – CAVE INCIDENT

A caver (m, 38) fell about 8m, sustaining multiple injuries in the cave complex of Ogof Ffynnon Ddu, near Penwyllt, at the head of the Swansea Valley, South Wales, at lunchtime on Saturday. South & Mid-Wales Cave Rescue Team, realising the potential scale of rescue required, immediately called in Gloucestershire Cave Rescue Group, then over the next thirty hours, gradually called in cave rescue teams from further North. CRO and…

INCIDENT 83/2021 – NOVEMBER 7th SUN. 10.34  DESCENT FROM PEN-Y-GHENT, HORTON-IN-RIBBLESDALE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Having dispatched an air ambulance and a road ambulance, YAS called CRO to a walker (f, 33) who had fallen on the descent route from Pen y ghent towards the top of Horton Scar Lane, sustaining a facial injury and a deep scalp wound. When the first team members arrived at the casualty site, the patient was being treated by paramedics. She was then assisted to the helicopter and flown…