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 79 (continued) – OCTOBER 23rd SAT. – GT. & LT. WHERNSIDE (COVERDALE / UPPER NIDDERDALE)

Seven team members returned to the Great and Little Whernside area, this time into Coverdale. They joined a concerted effort to find the missing walker by MRTs from across North and West Yorkshire and search dogs from across northern England from the Lake District to the Peak District. Despite this massive effort over wet and rough terrain, the walker has still not been found. Volunteer hours:  60 (CRO members only)…

INCIDENT 81/2021 – OCTOBER 21st THU. 12.32 MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, LOCAL INCIDENT

Following a report of someone having been seen to come off the top of Malham Cove, Yorkshire Ambulance Service dispatched air and road ambulances, a Rapid Response Vehicle and its HART (Hazardous Area Response Team, based near Morley), also alerting CRO. Having determined ‘life extinct’, the Ambulance Service personnel were departing as the first CRO member arrived on scene. HART was stood down en route. Team members assisted a local…

INCIDENT 79 (continued) – OCTOBER 20th WED. – KETTLEWELL AREA, UPPER WHARFEDALE

Eleven team members returned to Upper Wharfedale to continue the search for the missing walker. The local team (UWFRA) was also supported by NYP Police Search Advisors, RAF, Swaledale and Calder Valley teams and air assets, together with local farmers and gamekeepers. Sadly, the missing walker was not found.   (to be continued) Volunteer hours:  to be confirmed   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 80/2021 – OCTOBER 19th TUE. 19.19 – Nr TOP of MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Two walkers (f, f) reported themselves lost in the dark, having walked up to Malham Cove. NYP ascertained their position from their mobile phone and passed the information to CRO. While other members of the team were put on stand-by, the duty controller and three other members, returning to Clapham from incident no 79, diverted to Cove Road, Malham. Three team members walked across to the missing pair, then escorted…