Incident 80/2016 – Sep. 17th Sat. 22.46 – Whernside, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue.

A party of 5 young people (m x 3, f x 2), reported themselves lost, to their expedition support adult leader, whilst descending from the summit of Whernside to Deepdale, near Dent. This was just as CRO were returning from incident number 79. CRO worked in partnership with Kendal Mountain Rescue Team to plan and commence a search. As the search was getting underway, the lost party were found by another of the expedition’s…

Incident 79/2016 – Sep. 17th Sat. 19.58 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A party of 4 walkers (m 30, m 30, m 31, m 31) reported themselves as lost, and one of their number injured, on their descent from Ingleborough summit to Horton in Ribblesdale. From talking to the party by mobile phone and using their phone to send location information to a CRO computer we were able to pinpoint their position at the upper edge of South House Moor. A small…

Incident 78/2016 – Sep. 16th Fri. 15.45 – Hard Rigg, Scales Moor, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f) slipped and fell whilst walking along the bridleway over Scales Moor, to the south of Whernside. She had tried to brace against her fall by stretching out her arm, causing a suspected fracture and dislocation. CRO members assisted Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics with transport to the scene and helped with the treatment of the casualty and then her transfer to an air ambulance. Volunteer Hours: 35 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 77/2016 – Sep. 15th Thur. 15.45 – Trow Gill, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m 71) tripped and fell on a rocky path near the top of Trow Gill on Ingleborough. He injured his right leg and reported to us being unable to bear weight on his leg. He was assessed by a CRO team doctor and treated by CRO members for a possible fracture / muscle injury to his leg. The casualty was carried in a stretcher to a CRO Landrover ambulance for the…