ALERT Only – Dec. 11th Sat. 20.11 – Sell Gill Holes, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 10 of 2021

Four cavers (all m, early twenties) were reported overdue on a trip into Sell Gill Holes. Team members were put on stand-by while the duty controller made enquiries, but the reporting person soon told him that two of the party were out of the hole, the other two were de-tackling the route out and all were safe. Team members were thanked and stood down. It seems that the group’s exit…

INCIDENT 87/2021 – NOVEMBER 28th SUN. 22.58  FIELD OPPOSITE TAITLANDS, (FORMER YOUTH HOSTEL), STAINFORTH – LOCAL INCIDENT

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for CRO’s assistance following an accident where someone (f, 51), sledging down a slope, collided with a wall, sustaining a serious ankle injury. When team members arrived, the ambulance paramedics had just helped the patient into the road ambulance and were treating her injury. Members and local helpers stood down. Volunteer hours: 11 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 86/2021 – NOVEMBER 22nd MON. 18.56  above CRUMMACK, INGLEBOROUGH – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker, undertaking a solo round of the 3 -peaks walk, strayed from his intended path from the summit of Ingleborough and became benighted. CRO team leaders were able to contact the walker on his mobile phone; he gave a good description of his probable location, but added that he had left his torch in his car and could no longer see where he was going. The benighted walker was…

INCIDENT 85/2021 – NOVEMBER 21st SUN. 14.22  WHERNSIDE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

CRO were called to assist a walker (f, 57) who had fallen while descending from the summit of Whernside. She was reported to have twisted her knee and banged her head as a result of her fall and was being assisted down the hill by two passing walkers. When CRO arrived at the road head we discovered that the injured walker and her companions had been successful in reaching Broadrake…