Incident 90/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 11.26 Green Bank, Great Knoutberry Hill, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 82) slipped and fell, on wet grass on a bridleway track, injuring his ankle. He was kept warm by his family who were able to bring blankets and a hot water bottle to his location. CRO team members treated him for a suspected fracture / sprain to his left ankle; before transporting him off the hill in a stretcher loaded into a CRO 4×4 ambulance. He was…

Incident 89/2017 – Dec. 23rd Sat. 15.55 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

CRO team members braved darkness and dense fog, in wet and very windy conditions, when they sought to locate and assist a 3-peaks walker (m 33), who had reported himself lost on Ingleborough. The walker was discovered by CRO on the very summit of Ingleborough and he was found to be suffering from severe hypothermia. Due to the extremely poor visibility CRO were unable to call on the help of…

Incident 77/2017 – Oct. 9th Mon. 11.15 – near Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f 57) slipped and fell on the riverside path south of Stainforth Force, fracturing her left leg. CRO assisted Yorkshire Ambulance Service and air ambulance paramedics to extract her from the location for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 23 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 75/2017 – Sep. 30th Sat. 20.30 – Simon Fell, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A lone walker (f 25) reported herself lost and benighted whilst descending from the summit of Ingleborough. CRO team members and a search and rescue dog were deployed to search the eastern flanks of the hill. During eventual telephone contact with the missing person, additional information was gleaned that enabled CRO to estimate her location to be on part of Simon Fell. She was found safe and well a short…