Incident 24/2016 – April 27th Wed. 11.30 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (f,15) unconscious ‘1 mile north of Malham Cove’. The map reference passed to the team placed the casualty in the Irish Sea. Attempts to verify the location by other means were unsuccessful, so the team were asked to gather at the information centre at Malham to begin attempts to locate the casualty. As the first team vehicle arrived, the…

Mountain Triker scales Pen-y-ghent to raise funds for CRO

Jack Morgan showed today that despite having a disability he still has a love for personal challenges and the great outdoors. In company with a band of family, supporters and several team members, Jack powered his self propelled Mountain Trike to the summit of Pen-y-ghent, all to raise funds for the Cave Rescue Organisation.  The 7 mile trek with an ascent of 700m was a tough one, but Jack was determined…

Incident 23/2016 – Apr. 20th Wed. 13:10 – Thorney Rigg, Kingsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue.

It’s Wednesday, so it must be…Sheep Rescue! The team were called by a caver who had discovered a sheep stuck in a 4 foot deep rift near Turbary Road, which he was unable to free by himself. The team members who attended used  small tools to remove a small amount of rock to improve access, and were able to release the sheep and bring it to the surface. The sheep…

Incident 22/2016 – April 15th Fri. 14.07 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,70) damaged her left knee after slipping whilst crossing wet limestone pavement on top of Malham Cove. Team members made the casualty comfortable whilst the Yorkshire Air Ambulance crew tended to her injury. She was then carried by stretcher to the air ambulance, for an airlift to hospital. Volunteer hours: 26 Photographs of the incident can be seen on Neil Webster’s facebook page here TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon