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 23/2024. APRIL 23RD MON 22.10. INGLEBOROUGH, HORTON-IN-RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team were alerted by North Yorkshire Police (NYP) late in the evening in relation to two walkers (F, 22 and 27) who were overdue returning from a 3 Peaks walk. Unfortunately, their phones had run out of power after they had contacted the police, and we were unable to pinpoint their exact location, although they were known to be descending Ingleborough. A hasty search was made of the surrounding…

INCIDENT 22/2024. APRIL 20TH SAT 13.56. COLT PARK, RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Whilst concluding the previous incident at Malham the Team were alerted again by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with a potentially serious incident involving a paraglider near to Ribblehead. A number of other emergency services were also attending. One of our vehicles, with advanced medical personnel on board was redirected from Malham and a Duty Controller was also sent to the scene. Other members were called to our Depot…

INCIDENT 21/2024. APRIL 20TH SAT 12.38. MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team had only just stood down from the previous incident when we were alerted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with an incident at Malham Cove. A visitor (M, 67) had apparently suffered a medical problem whilst climbing the steps up to the top of the cove. Team members were despatched to the scene, which was very busy. On arrival, one of our Duty Controllers found the gentleman…

INCIDENT 20/2024. APRIL 20TH SAT 07.38. HUMPHREY BOTTOM, INGLEBOROUGH, CHAPEL-LE-DALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team received an early morning alert from Lancashire Police to assist a walker (F, 56) who had injured her ankle whilst on a group walk. We had also received an earlier ‘heads up’ from one of our off-duty members who was passing the site whilst guiding his own group. The walker in question had slipped on the still icy path (despite the good weather it was still only 2…