INCIDENT 90/2019 – Oct. 30th. Wed. 18.27hrs – Near Gaping Gill – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (m,57; m,53 ) became lost and benighted at Gaping Gill (the sign said so). They phoned home and a family member phoned NYP. A team Land Rover was driven to the bottom of Trow Gill and two members jogged up to GG, collected the mispers, then guided them back to the vehicle. They were returned to their own car, parked in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours …

INCIDENT 89/2019 – Oct. 27th. Sun. 20.35hrs – Ingleborough summit – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (f, 24; f, 22) reported themselves benighted and unable to find the way down from Ingleborough’s summit shelter. They had begun the walk at 08.00, overlooking the effects of the clock change on daylight. One team member ran up to the summit from Newby Cote and met the pair, while team vehicles took others up to Crina Bottom. The pair were guided down to the vehicles,…

INCIDENT 88/2019 – Oct. 22nd. Tue. 17.51hrs – Barbon Low Fell, Barbon, Cumbria – Mountain Incident

NWAS asked for assistance in finding someone (f, 62) believed to be at risk, having walked on to Barbon Low Fell. The missing person was found very easily, assessed by a paramedic team member, then accompanied down to the road-head. She was kept warm until she could be handed over to NWAS paramedics and the team stood down Volunteer hours  43   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 87/2019 – Oct. 20th. Sun. 16.12hrs – Rock Scramble, Above Humphrey Bottom, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two Three Peaks walkers became crag-fast while ascending the rock scramble above Humphrey Bottom, on Ingleborough. One (f, 31), became very cold in strong winds and low cloud, so could neither continue nor retreat. After being assessed by a team doctor and given extra clothing, she was persuaded to move and was assisted down to a team vehicle, waiting near Braithwaite Wife Hole. Both walkers were driven down to the…