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…

INCIDENT 60/2020 – Aug. 26th Wed. 22.01hrs – Horton Moor, Pen-y-ghent – Mountain Incident

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a family (2 adults, 3 children + dog) who had become lost whilst descending Pen-y-ghent, and in danger of being benighted. The whole team was placed on standby in case a full search was required, but fortunately the daughter was able to download What 3 Words and provide a location. Following a brief phone call to the group,…

INCIDENT 22/2020 – Jun. 7th. Sun. 12.02hrs – Bottom Wood, Roeburndale, Lancashire – Mountain Incident

The team were called by North West Ambulance Service to a report of a child (f,14) sustaining an ankle injury in woods some distance from the nearest road access. A small team attended, and made their way to the casualty. A team paramedic administered pain relief and attempted to reduce the fracture, without success. The casualty was splinted and placed onto a wheeled team stretcher and taken up to Barkin…

Covid-19 – Latest Position Statement from Cave Rescue Organisation 13th May 2020 (updated 18th May 2020)

Hello, we hope everyone is safe and well – BCRC (British Cave Rescue Council) has now issued it’s latest guidance for cavers and mine explorers. The message is in line with the statement issued by CNCC (Council for Northern Caving Clubs). CRO’s role is not to police the fells, and our messaging so far has been aimed solely at reducing the risk not only to individuals, but importantly to our…