INCIDENT 02/2022 – JANUARY 2nd SUN. 18.21  PEN-Y-GHENT, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker reported himself as having being lost and cold, for over an hours duration, in darkness, somewhere on Pen-y-Ghent. Although he was unsure of his location, the walker had been able to respond to a “phone find” text message which enabled CRO to see that his likely position was midway between Plover Hill and the summit of Pen-y-Ghent. Four CRO members quickly ascended the lane from Horton-in-Ribblesdale, towards Hull…

INCIDENT 01/2022 – JANUARY 1st SAT. 11.29  NR. INGLEBOROUGH CAVE, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – LOCAL INCIDENT

A local worker was undertaking tree work, within the dry gill, near to the entrance of Ingleborough Cave. Whilst walking across the site, he lost his footing and slipped down a steep grassy slope and over the edge of a small vertical crag – sliding and falling about 10 metres in total. He was cared for by CRO team members; then splinted and placed in a vacuum mattress to stabilise…

ALERT Only – Dec. 31st Fri. 13.09 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 11 of 2021

CRO were called to assist a walker who had reported himself stranded in high winds on Whernside. Further investigation by CRO team leaders and use of a computer based “phone find” tool placed the walker on Great Whernside, near Kettlewell and not on the “3-peaks” Whernside within CRO’s operational area. The incident was handed over to our neighbours, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), who brought the situation to a…

INCIDENT 87/2021 – NOVEMBER 28th SUN. 22.58  FIELD OPPOSITE TAITLANDS, (FORMER YOUTH HOSTEL), STAINFORTH – LOCAL INCIDENT

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for CRO’s assistance following an accident where someone (f, 51), sledging down a slope, collided with a wall, sustaining a serious ankle injury. When team members arrived, the ambulance paramedics had just helped the patient into the road ambulance and were treating her injury. Members and local helpers stood down. Volunteer hours: 11 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon