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…

INCIDENT 17/2020 – May. 8th. Fri. 15.12hrs – North of Bruntscar, Chapel le Dale, Mountain Incident

The team were tasked by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (M,+/-29) suffering from a leg injury struggling to walk ‘somewhere just north of Bruntscar’. Despite having a good phone signal (according to the walker when he made the call), the duty controller was unable to make contact with him to establish his precise location. To minimise risk to team members, a single team member responded to try and identify…

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Resources for Children

The CRO web-site now has some small contributions to keeping your children occupied, while you are locked down/up/in with them, against everyone’s will.😁 Fun cartoons, colouring page, maze, quiz and crossword are all there. if you have similar activities about safety in the outdoors, and you would like to share them, feel free to send them to secretary@cro.org.uk You’ll find the resources at https://cro.org.uk/cro-resources-for-children/ TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 16/2020 – Mar. 17th. Tue. 12.57hrs – Mealbank Quarry, Ingleton, Animal Incident

A farmer contacted the team, concerned for a pregnant ewe that had been stuck on a ledge on the quarry face since sunday. A small team responded, and were able to (eventually) bring the ewe back up to the field on top of the quarry. Being pregnant, team members weren’t able to be quite as ‘robust’ as we usually are when carrying out animal rescues. Definitely not ‘Much adewe about…