INCIDENT 52/2020 – Aug.15th Sat. 16.58hrs – Thornton Force, Waterfalls Walk, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

Three hours after completing incident number 51 we returned to Ingleton waterfalls walk to give help to a 32 year old woman. She had slipped on a wet rock and banged her head; she was reported to us as being confused and not being able to remember what had happened. After assessing the woman’s injury and responses, CRO team members decided that she was able to walk, with assistance, a…

INCIDENT 51/2020 – Aug.15th Sat. 12.12hrs – Pecca Falls, Waterfalls Walk, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A ten year old boy slipped and fell circa 3 metres on a steep grassy slope above the refreshments cabin near Pecca Falls, on the Ingleton waterfalls walk. During his tumble he had banged his head and also said that he had hurt his knees. The boy was checked by CRO team members before being carried a short way in a stretcher to a CRO 4×4 vehicle. He and his…

INCIDENT 31/2020 – Jul. 8th. Wed 13.55hrs – Foxup, Littondale – Mountain Incident

CRO were called by our neighbours, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), to assist with an incident near Foxup. A 74 year old male had been injured when he was thrown off his quad bike on the slopes of Plover Hill. The injured person was cared for by Yorkshire Air Ambulance paramedics and transferred to hospital in their aircraft. Volunteer hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 13/2020 – Feb. 29th. Sat. 22.15hrs – Rowten Pot, Kingsdale – Cave Incident

During their re-ascent of the vertical Rowten Pot, the first of a party of 3 cavers became stuck at a point where their access rope was re-belayed to ring anchors embedded in the wall of the pothole. From the description given later, it seems that the caver had loaded all his weight on to a short lanyard, or cowstail, at the re-belay but then found himself unable to unload this…