INCIDENT 67/2020 – Sep. 27th Sun. 10.18 hrs – Birkwith – Mountain Incident

A walker (m 26) slipped and felt his ankle “crunch”. The injured person’s ankle was splinted by CRO team members and he was carried in a stretcher a short distance to a CRO Land Rover. He was taken to the car park in Horton-in Ribblesdale from where his partner drove him to their local hospital. Volunteer hours: 24 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 66/2020 – Sep. 26th Sat. 15.22hrs – Gordale – Mountain Incident

A walker (f 37) jumped over a low stone wall and sustained an ankle injury. Her ankle was splinted by CRO team members before she was carried in a stretcher to a CRO Land Rover. She was transported to Malham village and handed into the care of Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Volunteer hours: 42 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 56/2020 – Aug.18th Tue. 15.14hrs – Bar Pot, near Gaping Gill, Ingleborough – Cave Incident

CRO were called to help with an incident in Bar Pot – part of the Gaping Gill cave system under the slopes of Ingleborough. A caver (F 14yo) had fallen about 2.5 metres whilst abseiling down the first pitch of Bar Pot. The caver had landed heavily on her feet and then tumbled backwards banging her head. She was reported to have a suspected fracture of her left ankle and…

INCIDENT 55/2020 – Aug.17th Mon. 23.34hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

CRO were asked to help look for a 23 year old man who had called 999 and reported himself lost while walking near Malham Cove. He had informed the emergency operator that he was camping alone and could not find his way in the dark. In partnership with North Yorkshire Police and with Yorkshire Ambulance Service standing by, CRO team members searched all the known paths between Malham village, Malham…