INCIDENT 74/2020 – Nov. 1st Sun. 15.53 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A  local man, out for a run, came across a family of two adults and two children (one aged about 7; one in a baby sling), sheltering on the summit of Ingleborough, apparently lost and cold, without adequate weather-proof clothing. They wished to go down to Clapham, so he directed them to Little Ingleborough in ‘low fog, driving rain and strong winds’, then phoned North Yorkshire Police to express concern…

INCIDENT 73/2020 – Oct. 26th Mon. 14.08 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A call was received from North Yorkshire Police to a report of a walker (f) who had sustained a lower leg injury. Although with 3 companions, and able to walk slowly with assistance, they requested help due to the distance back to their vehicle, and the weather conditions which had left the party cold and wet (heavy rain showers and a cold gusty wind). Team members responded to a rendezvous…

ALERT Only – Oct. 25th Sun. 20.40 – Whernside, North Yorkshire, Alert No. 7 of 2020

North Yorkshire Police contacted the team controllers with a report of 2 walkers who had become separated from 2 companions, and were believed lost on Whernside. The duty controller decided to send a team member to liaise with the reporting companions on Low Sleights Road, just beyond the Hill Inn. However, before the team member set off a further message was received from the Police stating that the lost walkers…

INCIDENT 72/2020 – Oct. 23rd Fri 17.36 – Lancaster Hole~Wretched Rabbit, Casterton Fell, Cumbria. Cave Incident

Cumbria Police were contacted by the wife of a caver who was apparently overdue after setting off to do a through trip from Lancaster Hole to Wretched Rabbit. Having passed the call to the team, neither the Police nor team controllers were able to call the informant back, so a team member went to Bull Pot Farm to liaise with the caller and make an assessment, whilst another team member…