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 95/2019 – Nov. 12th. Tue. 17.45hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A lone Three Peaks walker (m, 30) reported himself lost on Ingleborough, but otherwise unharmed. Before calling the CRO Duty Controller, North Yorkshire Police were able to establish that the misper was on Simon Fell Breast, a little way below the footpath to Horton in Ribblesdale. One member ran up onto the hill from Newby Cote, while others set off, by team Land Rover, to go to a point on…

INCIDENT 94/2019 – Nov. 7th. Thu. 20.31hrs – Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

On Thursday evening, North Yorkshire Police requested the team to prepare to conduct a daylight search of North Ribblesdale for a missing walker (m, 77), whilst they continued their own inquiries overnight. Team leaders then spent the evening planning a search pattern ready to commence on Friday morning. After a briefing, the team began a detailed search of boundaries and caves along walking routes and bridleways radiating from Horton village.…

INCIDENT 93/2019 – Nov. 5th. Tue. 12.14hrs – Sheriff Hill, Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 55), slipped on the muddy path from the top of Malham Cove to Malham Rakes, sustaining an ankle injury. After resolving erroneous location and contact information, CRO members arrived at the road-head in time to find YAS and YAA personnel carrying the injured walker to the road ambulance. Enjoying a ‘bird’s eye view’ from the air ambulance, members of the crew were able to share an accurate…