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 48/2022 JUN 29th WED. 13.17 LITTLE INGLEBOROUGH, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Having experienced inclement weather on the summit of Ingleborough, a walker (m, 26) began to descend the stone-stepped path from Little Ingleborough towards Gaping Gill, but turned an ankle, not far below the ridge. He was in considerable pain and could not stand, when a party* of three other walkers came across him. One of the party called for help, giving a description and a grid reference, then stayed with…

INCIDENT 47/2022 JUN 28th TUE. 15.11 TOP OF MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

After a rain shower, a walker (f, 63) slipped on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove, sustaining an ankle injury. Having transported YAS paramedics to the casualty site so that they might attend to the injured visitor, team members evacuated her to a team Land Rover on a wheeled stretcher. She was driven down to Malham village for transfer to the YAS road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 25…

INCIDENT 46/2022 JUN 25th SAT. 14,38 RIBBLE WAY PATH, SOUTH OF HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m) tripped on the riverside path near Horton Wastewater Treatment Works, sustaining a suspected hip injury. A passer-by called for an ambulance and his companions made him as comfortable as possible, while waiting. YAS called CRO for assistance and after the YAS paramedic had immobilised the casualty and administered pain relief, team members carried him to a waiting road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 25   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 45/2022 JUN 21st  TUE. 15.50 FLUTED HOLE, NEWBY MOSS, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ANIMAL INCIDENT

A member of the public reported having seen a lamb stuck down a pothole on Newby Moss and provided a grid reference for the location. A small team of CRO members undertook a quick search of the general area and located the lamb, marooned down Fluted Hole. We descended the hole on ropes and the lamb was soon captured, hauled back to the surface and returned to liberty well away…