Sep. 3rd Sat. 19.21 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only.

A Three Peaks walker was reported to be struggling and in pain, descending from Sulber Nick. While a companion called for help, a CRO controller, who was supporting another walking group in his professional capacity, walked up to meet him. CRO members were held back, awaiting further information. The ‘casualty’ struggled on and was met by one of his companions with a car, near Beecroft Hall. CRO stood down. Volunteer…

Incident 70/2016 – Aug. 28th Sun. 01.18 – Lancaster Hole, Easegill, Cumbria – Cave Rescue.

Three cavers (m, 24; f, 24, m, 24) were reported overdue on a through trip from Top Sink to Lancaster Hole. They had made only slow progress and became lost, eventually deciding to await rescue near Stop Pot. Mixed teams of CRO and Red Rose Cave & Pot-hole Club members began searching the system and located the missing party at about 04.20. All were guided safely to Lancaster Hole, to…

Incident 69/2016 – Aug. 27th Sat. 15.55 – Malham Moor, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

While the Ingleton incident was on-going, a walker (f, 59), on the Pennine Way south of Water Sinks, was reported to be collapsed, unconscious and having CPR administered. A small group of CRO members, who were with the team’s display trailer at Malham Show, arrived on scene very soon after the air ambulance and road ambulance. Sadly, resuscitation was unsuccessful. Once Police approval had been received, the deceased was carried…

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