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 45/2020 – Aug.3rd Mon. 23.01hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

Four Three Peaks walkers (all f) called NYP, saying that they were ‘lost’ on the descent from Ingleborugh towards Horton in Ribblesdale, despite being able to describe the signpost on their path (‘Horton 2 miles’) and provide a ten-figure grid reference. However, as they had only one torch and rapidly declining phone batteries, the Duty Controller decided to have them picked up where they were, rather than have them wandering…

INCIDENT 44/2020 – Aug.1st Sat. 17.51hrs – Malham Cove – Mountain Incident

Male 12 yr old, fallen and twisted his knee on the steps to the side of Malham Cove, couldn’t bend or straighten it, the team splinted and stretchered him to a waiting CRO vehicle and transported him down into Malham, where the young lad was transferred to the family vehicle for onward transport to hospital   Volunteer hours 20 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 43/2020 – Jul. 30th Thu. 19.14hrs – Un-named shake-hole, Little Ingleborough – Animal Incident

A member of the walking party involved in incident no 42 said that they had seen a sheep, stuck in a shake-hole near the path down from Ingleborough to Little Ingleborough. Having turned out for one incident, a small group of team members agreed to stay out and rescue the sheep, rather than go home, then turn out again the following day. The team’s Honda Pioneer took them up the…

INCIDENT 42/2020 – Jul. 30th. Thu. 18.01hrs – Trow Gill, Clapham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f) was reported to have fallen and broken her ankle in Trow Gill. It was not possible to confirm the exact location as the call went first via Ingleborough Cave (which was closed, at the time) and the grid reference given was to the East of Barnard Castle. Team members were called out and a CRO Land Rover sent to reconnoitre. As the driver reached the gate at…