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…

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…