Incident 68/2016 – Aug. 27th Sat. 15.18 – Storrs Common, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 54) on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail tripped and fell, injuring an ankle. As it would not bear any weight, she was carried by stretcher to the road-head and, in the absence of an ambulance, assisted into the family car to be taken to hospital. Volunteer hours: 13 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 67/2016 – Aug. 26th Fri. 22.54 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Four adult walkers (m) reported themselves lost on the descent from Ingleborough attempting to reach Horton in Ribblesdale. Whilst speaking to them, their mobile phone ran out of battery, before their exact location could be ascertained. As a search was being organised of the eastern flank of Ingleborough, a further call was received from the Gaping Gill Winchmeet to say that the four walkers had arrived at their location. Whilst…

Aug. 20th Sat. 18.01 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only.

Whilst Incident 66 was still in progress, another call was received from North Yorkshire Police, reporting a walker doing the three peaks overdue. The reporting person was concerned that the lone walker (f,33) was an hour and a half overdue at Horton in Ribblesdale. Whilst initial enquiries were being made, the walker turned up at Horton in Ribblesdale safe and well. Volunteer hours: 1 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 66/2016 – Aug. 20th Sat. 15.06 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (m, 35) involved in a fall on Whernside, about 1.5 miles from the Hill Inn. Unable to re-contact the caller to clarify the exact location and nature of the injuries, the team responded to Bruntscar, and from there made their way up the east flank of Whernside. Weather conditions were very poor, with high winds, heavy rain and a…