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…

INCIDENT 61/2020 – Aug. 29th Sat. 14.46hrs – Lord’s Seat, Horton Moor, Pen-y-ghent – Mountain Incident

The team were called to Horton Moor again on Saturday, to a walker (f,32) who had become disoriented and lost trying to return to Horton in Ribblesdale from Pen-y-ghent. The walker was located by team members using the phonefind facility, in an area of very broken uneven ground. She was found by a small team of members and escorted to a team vehicle and then driven down to her vehicle…