Incident 98/2016 – Dec. 29th Thu. 13.50 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m,38) slipped on ice descending from Ingleborough on the steep section towards the Hill Inn, and sustained a suspected dislocated knee. Team members responded and provided pain relief, before moving the casualty on a stretcher to flatter ground on Humphrey Bottom. A North West air ambulance was able to land and take the casualty to hospital for treatment. Volunteer hours:58 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 97/2016 – Dec. 26th Mon. 11.14 – Blind Beck, Barbon Low Fell, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Cumbria Police to a walker (f,62) with a reported broken leg, approximately 300m above the road in Barbondale. Team members arrived on scene just after the North West Air Ambulance which, due to high winds, was unable to land near the casualty, having instead to touch down near the road. The air ambulance paramedics and team members climbed to the casualties location on the hillside,…

Incident 96/2016 – Dec. 10th Sat. 17.08 – Cam Pasture, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m, 31), who had set off from Horton in Ribblesdale at 12.40, to walk the northern end of the Ribble Way, reported himself lost and benighted in low cloud near Cam Houses. A CRO Land Rover was able to drive to within easy walking distance of him, despite the complexity of recent timber extraction routes in Cam Woodlands. Cold, but otherwise unharmed, he was returned to Horton. Volunteer…

Incident 95/2016 – Nov. 30th Wed. 13.39 – Crummackdale, Austwick, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called to a walker with a knee injury (m,17) in Crummack Dale. The team mobilised, but were quickly stood down whilst en route, as the casualty’s companions informed North Yorkshire Police that they had assisted the injured male off the fell, and would transport him to hospital themselves. Some team members had already arrived at the rendezvous point, including a team doctor, who decided after assessing the casualty…