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 43/2024. JUNE 11th TUES 0830. TOSSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The Team were asked by North Yorkshire Police (NYP) to assist with the search for a man (M, 53) who had been reported as missing since the previous evening from a holiday park near Tosside. As the site was close to our respective area boundaries, colleagues from neighbouring Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team (BPMRT) very kindly offered to assist us. All met at the site and began a methodical search…

INCIDENT 42/2024. JUNE 8th SAT 1321hrs. WHERNSIDE, CHAPEL LE DALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The team was alerted by both Cumbria Police and North Yorkshire Police to reports of an adult male who was unconcious and not breathing. Once it was established this was a single incident and the location was close to the summit of Whernside which borders both counties the team was able to respond. The team also made a request for Yorkshire Air Ambulance to attend through the police. Two medical…

INCIDENT 41/2024. JUNE 2nd SUN 1458. GORDALE SCAR, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with a visitor to Gordale Scar (F, 58) who was reportedly suffering a medical problem. Members, team vehicles and a YAS ambulance, were despatched to the scene, which was exceptionally busy. On arrival our members searched for the patient, who could not be found. Enquiries at the scene with witnesses indicated that someone had been taken ill some time…

INCIDENT 40/2024. JUNE 1st SAT 1800. WHERNSIDE, CHAPEL LE DALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

As the day-long search around Incident 38 was continuing, we received our third call of the day – to the third of our famous Yorkshire 3 Peaks! This time we were alerted by North Yorkshire Police (NYP) to a walker (F, 30) who had slipped whilst descending the stepped path from the summit of Whernside to Bruntscar. She had suffered a painful lower leg injury and was unable to continue…