ALERT only. DEC 3rd SUN. 17.15 hrs. MALHAM TARN, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 14 OF 2023

As the team were cleaning equipment from Incident 87 they received a call from North Yorkshire Police that a group of walkers had not returned from a walk in the Malham Tarn area.  After making further enquiries, the Duty Controller confirmed that the overdue party were accounted for and safe so the team was stood down. Volunteer hours: 1

INCIDENT 87/2023 DEC. 3rd SUN. 15.12 YORDAS WOOD, THORNTON IN LONSDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) called the team to assist with an unconscious caver (f, 22) who had fallen on her way to Yordas Cave. In snowy conditions the team assisted YAS with treating the casualty who had regained consciousness and was suffering mild hypothermia. The team then placed her in a warm casualty bag and, making use of the snow, quickly sledged her off the hill in a Bell stretcher.…

INCIDENT 86/2023 NOV. 24th FRI. 11.42 MIDDLE HIGH HILL, SETTLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

North Yorkshire Police called the team to assist a walker (f, 62) who had fallen and injured her lower right leg on Middle High Hill above Settle.  Team members attended, assessed the casualty, and splinted her injured leg.  They then stretchered her to CRO3, our Land Rover offroad ambulance, which had made its way to the top of the nearest track.  CRO3 transported the casualty down to Settle, where she…

INCIDENT 85/2023 OCT 22nd SUN. 14.58 WINSKILL STONES, LANGCLIFFE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested CRO’s assistance with a casualty (f, 38) who had reportedly injured her ankle and was unable to walk.  When the YAS paramedics and the first CRO members reached the casualty’s supposed location, the casualty was nowhere to be found.  Further inquiries determined that her party had managed to get her off the hill and transported her to hospital. VOLUNTEER HOURS:  7