INCIDENT 63/2019 – Aug 3rd. Sat. 20.04hrs – The Allotment, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f 50) participating in a 3 peaks charity walk developed pain in her right hip and knee during her decent from Ingleborough. On route to Horton in Ribblesdale, in the vicinity of Nick Pot, she was unable to continue walking. CRO team members and a Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedic treated the walker and carried her in a stretcher to a CRO vehicle for transport off the hill to…

UPDATE – INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs to Aug 2nd- Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

Our members don’t like leaving a job half done, so both yesterday and today, team members have returned to search for Neo, the missing German Shepherd. Although nothing was found yesterday, water levels had dropped further today so a more thorough search was possible. This afternoon the body of Neo was recovered from 1.5 metre depth of water at the base of a large boulder in the pool where he…

INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs – Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A family’s 5-year old German Shepherd went just off the path, slipped down the slope, then plunged into the river, just below Pecca Falls. It was last seen just above Pecca Bridge.  CRO was called via North Yorkshire Police and team members attended, to search for the dog. Three of them, wearing dry-suits and with swift-water rescue kit, abseiled in to the gorge and searched the pools, as best they…

Alert only – Jul 30th Tue. 19.41hrs – Grinton area, Swaledale, North Yorkshire – Alert only

With a number of reports of people, cars and livestock stranded by flooding after heavy rain in Swaledale, all mountain rescue teams in the North East and Yorkshire Dales regions were asked to state how many swift-water rescue technicians and what equipment they would be able to commit to a major rescue effort. In the event, the water receded as quickly as it had risen, meaning that Swaledale MRT, North…