New Guidelines issued 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 47/2019 – June 18th. Tue. 14.33hrs – Southerscales, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

On the way from Ingleborough to Chapel le dale, a walker (f, 68) tripped on an undulation in the grassy path, hearing a snap and feeling serious pain in her left ankle. Fortunately, a passing caving instructor was a member of a neighbouring rescue team and was able to shelter the patient and make her comfortable before a small CRO team arrived. Having administered some pain relief and splinted the…

INCIDENT 46/2019 – June 8th. Sat. 12.58hrs – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Whilst awaiting more information from one of the Duty Controllers on scene at Malham regarding incident 45, we were called by North Yorkshire Police to a Male (80) with a twisted ankle at the top of the steps on the west side of the cove. The YAS paramedics already on scene for incident 45 started cas. care ready for the arrival of CRO team members, who packaged and stretchered the…

INCIDENT 45/2019 – June 8th. Sat. 12.02hrs – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service received a report of someone having been seen falling from the top of Malham Cove. Having dispatched a road ambulance, rapid response vehicle, HART team and air ambulance, they also called out CRO. Ambulance personnel determined that life was extinct. When North Yorkshire Police’s formalities had been completed, CRO members searched the top of the Cove for any property or evidence, then carried the deceased to a…

INCIDENT 44/2019 – Jun. 2nd. Sun. 12.17hrs – Little Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Whilst team members were busy at our Depot, cleaning and sorting equipment from the previous day’s incidents, a call was received to a walker  (F,44) suffering a cardiac event on the steep climb above Gaping Gill. Being on site, the team were able to quickly despatch a full party to the location, and arrived on site simultaneously with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Once the casualty had been assessed, team members…