INCIDENT 79/2019 – Sep 15th. Sun. 21.27hrs – Three Peaks Walk, Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two walkers were attempting to complete the 3 peaks walk; with Pen-y-ghent to be their last summit of the day. Due to delays experienced earlier in the day, they found themselves approaching Pen-y-ghent at dusk. After it became dark they reported themselves lost and described being beside a wall, in a boggy area, with the summit of Pen-y-ghent on their left hand side. Attempts by the police and CRO to…

Alert only – Sep. 13th Fri. 18.49hrs – Jean Pot, Gaping Gill, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Three cavers were reported overdue from a trip down Jean Pot, Gaping Gill. When CRO’s Duty Controller contacted the informant to get more information, he was told that one of the cavers had just returned to Clapham village and had reported that he and his companions were all out of the cave and safe. No action was required by CRO. TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 66/2019 – Aug 6th. Tue 00.28hrs – Giggleswick Scar, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f18) was struggling to find her way down steep craggy ground off Giggleswick Scar. Whilst trying to descend she tripped, twisting her ankle and banging her chest on a rock. She was unable to bear weight on her foot and became benighted. Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) paramedics were called out first and had spotted her location from the glow of her mobile phone. They were unable to reach…

Alert only – Aug 4th. Sun. 18.34hrs – Curtain Pot, Malham Moor, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Four cavers were reported some 3 hours overdue from their expected return from a trip down Curtain Pot on Malham Moor. The informant had become more concerned due to the onset of a thunderstorm with heavy rain. Whilst CRO were mobilising a rescue response, the informant contacted CRO again to advise that four figures could be seen heading down to his position. A short while later CRO received confirmation that…