Alert only – Mar. 11th Mon. 20.30hrs – Three Peaks, North Yorkshire – Alert only

The team were contacted about concerns for a walker doing the 3 peaks who was 2 hours overdue, having not returned home at the expected time, and had also not responded to messages to his phone. Whilst initial enquiries were being made, the walker made contact, having been delayed by winter conditions on the tops, and guiding two other walkers who were unsure of the route.   Volunteer hours: 15…

Alert only – Mar. 9th Sat. 22.14hrs – Lancaster Hole, Cumbria – Alert only

The duty controller was contacted by a team caver staying at Bull Pot Farm to inform of an overdue group of cavers, doing a through trip from Wretched Rabbit to Lancaster Hole. Other cavers at Bull Pot had established that the party had made it to the base of the entrance pitch to Lancaster hole, but 2 novice cavers with the group were too exhausted to climb out without assistance.…

INCIDENT 08/2019 – Feb. 2nd. 18.42hrs – Souther Scales Fell, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A couple (m 26, f 25), became benighted when trying to detour around the steep crags below Swine Tail (and without map, torch or compass, or winter gear) lost their bearings. A small team was sent to the location given by the Phonefind facility available to us, and after a check on their well being, they were escorted down to a team vehicle for transport back to their car. This…

INCIDENT 07/2019 – Jan. 28th. Mon. 11.40hrs – Malham Cove Top, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,72) slipped and fell on the limestone pavement and sustained a suspected fractured right ankle. The team responded and splinted the injured limb, and then put the casualty onto a stretcher for a carry to the team vehicle. He was then transported to a waiting road ambulance at Malham visitor centre, from where he was transferred to hospital. Whilst dealing with this incident a team member slipped and…