Incident 57/2016 – Jul. 26th Tue. 14.41 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m79) slipped and fell over whilst descending the summit ridge of Whernside. He sustained minor cuts to his head, a rib injury and grazing to his knee. He was cared for by CRO members and carried by stretcher down to Bruntscar for tranfer in a CRO Landrover to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service team at the road head. Volunteer hours 39 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 56/2016 – Jul. 23rd Sat. 20.26 – Sulber Nick, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f,40) was reported by a fellow walker to be unable to walk further, having nearly completed the 3 Peaks Challenge. A CRO vehicle with 2 team members went to the location given at Sulber Nick crossroads, and found the walker to be tired and with extremely painful knees. As the casualty was being put in the vehicle, a second walker (m,48) was found nearby, who was similarly incapacitated. As…

Meanwhile, back at Hull Pot . . . . .

The following morning, a small group of CRO members descended into the open area of Hull Pot and engaged in a one-hour ‘rodeo’ with a large and very agile lamb. Having almost been fooled by a newly discovered CRO talent – Sean’s mother sheep impressions – it then resorted to ledge-jumping, rock-climbing, ‘turning on a sixpence’ and retreating into cave entrances, before being wrestled into a postal sorting bag. It…

Incident 55/2016 – Jul. 17th Sun. 18.02 – A65, Cleatop, Settle, North Yorkshire – Local Incident.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested assistance following a road traffic collision, saying that the patient was over a wall and that access was poor. On arrival, it was found that a car and occupants had cleared the wall into the edge of Cleatop Wood. While Police officers kept the traffic moving, CRO members assisted the paramedics in lifting the two patients – immobilised in case of back injuries – from the…