INCIDENT 33/2020 – Jul. 11th. Sat. 09.57hrs – Swine Tail, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported to have fallen, sustaining an open ankle fracture ‘3 to 5 miles on the path heading up Ingleborough from Horton’. As team members were alerted, PhoneFind messages were sent to the two mobile phone numbers gleaned by YAS and the CRO duty controller. Unfortunately, both were iPhones with the wrong privacy settings, so could not be located, but the verbal description suggested that…

INCIDENT 32/2020 – Jul. 9th. Thu. 14.37hrs – Pen y ghent – Mountain Incident

A walking group, including a doctor, came across another walker (m, 79) who they reported was feeling dizzy and faint, unable to walk, on the steep ascent route of Pen y ghent. As CRO members set off up the hill, the doctor and ‘patient’ began to descend, but must have been moving well, as they had turned off towards Brackenbottom before the first team member reached the steep ground, running…

INCIDENT 31/2020 – Jul. 8th. Wed 13.55hrs – Foxup, Littondale – Mountain Incident

CRO were called by our neighbours, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), to assist with an incident near Foxup. A 74 year old male had been injured when he was thrown off his quad bike on the slopes of Plover Hill. The injured person was cared for by Yorkshire Air Ambulance paramedics and transferred to hospital in their aircraft. Volunteer hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 30/2020 – Jul. 1st Wed. 15.01hrs – Fife Pot, Newby – Animal Incident

A report was received of a sheep ‘stuck down a hole  .  .  to the right of Pillar Holes’ on Newby Moss, Ingleborough. Four members, including two new members, carried out the rescue as a training exercise during the evening, rescuing the sheep from 15m down in Fife Pot. As farmers had cleared the fell of sheep, during the afternoon, this sheep was taken by trailer to the nearest farm…