INCIDENT 60/2021 – AUGUST 7th SAT. 11.45 – HIGH BIRKWITH AREA, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 37) slipped on the descent from Pen y ghent, sustaining an ankle injury. She was assisted to the gate above High Birkwith Farm and NYP was asked to call CRO. As it happened, two team members and a team Land Rover were at Ribblehead ‘awareness raising’, so they drove round to Birkwith. The casualty was assessed, splinted and given pain relief, then helped into the…

INCIDENT 59/2021 – AUGUST 6th FRI. 17.14 – WHITE SCAR CAVE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – CAVE INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 20) slipped at the far end of White Scar Cave, sustaining a lower leg injury.  Show cave staff assessed and treated the casualty’s injured leg and moved her to within 300m of the cave entrance. However, the profile of the passage was such that they were unable to complete the evacuation.  CRO members splinted the casualty’s leg, lifted her onto a wheeled Titan confined-space stretcher and brought…

INCIDENT 58/2021 – AUGUST 3rd TUE. 14.44 – BOTTOM QUARRY, STORRS COMMON, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (f, 32) fell from one of the routes on the lower quarry face at Storrs Common, sustaining lower leg injuries. A YAS crew was on scene and an air ambulance was en route when the CRO Duty Controller was called. Paramedics having treated and ‘packaged’ the casualty, team members transported her to the road ambulance on a CRO wheeled stretcher. Volunteer hours: 15   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 57/2021 – AUGUST 2nd MON. 17.54 – NEAR SNOW FALLS, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 40) fell on the return leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, sustaining leg and head injuries. When the ambulance crew members were unable to find her, YAS called the CRO Duty Controller. Team members soon found the casualty, assessed her, provided pain relief and carried her by stretcher to the YAS road ambulance for the hand-over. Volunteer hours: 33   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon