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 62/2022 AUG. 10th WED. 12.40 THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f,77), whose medical history included low blood pressure, fainted on a very hot and sunny day as she approached Thornton Force on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. She regained consciousness but was unfit to walk further. A passer-by who is a nurse stayed with the patient, in the shade, while the patient’s daughter moved to where she could telephone the Police to call CRO. Members helped the patient on…

INCIDENT 61/2022 AUG. 7th SUN. 15.52 FIFE POT, NEWBY MOSS, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ANIMAL INCIDENT

A group of walkers told the farmer at Newby Cote that they had ‘heard a lamb stuck down Fife Pot and it sounded to be in distress.’. North Yorkshire Police passed the message on and a small team drove up to Newby Moss in the Honda Pioneer. Meanwhile, the lamb had gone quiet but was soon found, hauled to the surface and released, apparently unharmed, onto the fell. Volunteer hours: …

INCIDENT 60/2022 (same day). 20.11 INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Wednesday being a training evening, a gathering of members at Langcliffe Scar had just dealt with two ‘casualties’ when the controllers’ alert fired off. A group of visitors to the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail had come across another visitor (m, 84) struggling (‘Stranded’, they said.) on the return leg of the Trail. One member of the group returned to the Trail car park to call for help while others stayed with…

INCIDENT 59/2022 AUG. 3rd WED. 16.44 REMOTE FARMHOUSE, COWGILL, DENT, CUMBRIA – LOCAL INCIDENT

North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) asked for CRO’s assistance in reaching a local resident (m, 94) who had fallen, at home, sustaining a painful hip injury. The house is 450m up a track, mostly too narrow for a road ambulance, so the ambulance crew walked up. A team Land Rover was able to access the site. Team members carried the patient to it, then in it, to reach the road…