Incident 63/2016 – Aug. 17th Wed. 16.12 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 59) was reported to be ‘collapsed, dizzy, vertigo’ on Ingleborough and both road and air ambulances were en route. CRO’s SARLoc was used to confirm the location (below the Swine Tail) and the patient’s companion was asked about level ground where the the air ambulance might land. CRO members waited at the road-head and then stood down when the air ambulance was seen to be able to…

cave and mountain rescue in the yorkshire dales

Thanks to Lyon Equipment and Heightec for equipment donations

The Cave Rescue Organisation would like to express its thanks for the generous donation of replacement equipment, from both Lyon Equipment and Heightec,  to replace the stolen items from the KMC traverse line. This has saved us a considerable expense and helped to put us quickly into a position where we can re-tackle the route for the Eurospeleo event, should it be needed on a rescue. A spokesperson for Lyon…

Team Condemns Theft of Rescue Equipment

Following reports received over the weekend, CRO members went to check on a ‘highline’ traverse which the team has rigged in Kingsdale Master Cave, in preparation for any possible incident during the upcoming European Speleological Congress (EuroSpeleo 2016). The high line traverse enables safe access and exit in the event of a major flooding event in the Kingsdale system. Upon inspection, it was found that a substantial section of the…