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 33/2022 MAY 15th SUN. 13.39 BANK OF THE RIVER WENNING, WENNINGTON, LANCASHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A local volunteer (m, 68) slipped while removing ivy from a tree on the river bank near Wennington Bridge, tumbling/sliding 5 or 6m down the steep bank and landing at the river’s edge. When team members arrived, Lancashire F&RS water rescue technicians were supporting the casualty and he was being assessed by the doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance. Two of CRO’s own technicians positioned the casualty in a…

INCIDENT 32/2022 MAY 14th SAT. 09.48 THE ALLOTMENT, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 48) slipped on the path from Sulber to Ingleborough, twisting one ankle and landing badly on the other foot. As she could not stand and was in significant pain with any movement, her companions insulated her and called North Yorkshire Police. Meanwhile, she took her own analgesics. Two team members drove CRO 4 (the Honda Pioneer) up on to Simon Fell Breast and jogged the 200m to…

ALERT only 13th Fri. 16.06 – WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 2 of 2022

Concern was expressed for a walker, described as ‘struggling’ on the steps coming off Whernside. His wife had expected to meet him at the Station Inn, Ribblehead, but ten minutes after the CRO duty controller was alerted, he spoke to the walker who had just phoned his wife to say he was in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 0.25 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 31/2022 MAY 8th SUN. 17.13 GIGGLESWICK SCAR, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

After climbing on Giggleswick Scar and during the descent from the crag on foot, a woman fell down a two metre drop and tumbled about another twenty metres on a steep scree slope. Having suffered multiple grazes and bruising, but no other apparent injuries, she was able to make her own way down to the road with a little assistance from CRO members. Volunteer hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon