INCIDENT 69/2021 – AUGUST 30th MON. 13.42 – WATERFALLS WALK, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

CRO were called out to assist a walker with a head injury sustained from a fall on the waterfalls walk. The first CRO team member on scene found that the injured person was already in the care of Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) paramedics at Beezley farm. The YAS crew confirmed that CRO’s help was no longer needed and that other team members on route could be stood down. Volunteer hours:…

INCIDENT 68/2021 – AUGUST 28th SAT. 14.58 – WATERFALLS WALK, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A young person (f 13) twisted her ankle whilst on a day out on the waterfalls walk with her family. The family tried to carry on walking, but called for help when the young person appeared to faint a couple of times. A CRO doctor and team members located the family near to the tea shed, just to the south of Thornton Force. The injured girl was cared for by…

INCIDENT 67/2021 – AUGUST 26th THUR. 21.32 – INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A family of six (2 adults & 4 children) had reached the summit of Ingleborough and intended to follow the path to Horton in Ribblesdale to complete their three peaks walk. They reported themselves lost after darkness came. Their call for help went via a mobile phone mast in Lancashire and the police were able to calculate an approximate location for the party; suggesting that they were on the south…

INCIDENT 51/2021 – JULY 19th MON. 14.51 – GATE COTE HILL, near RIBBLEHEAD, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f 64), enjoying a multi-day traverse of the Dales Way path, was stopped short when she slipped and heard her ankle crack. She reported that she did not need an ambulance, but could not weight bear and could not walk any further. The walker and her companion gave a good description of their location and they were easily found by CRO team members. After assessment by a team…