INCIDENT 47/2019 – June 18th. Tue. 14.33hrs – Southerscales, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

On the way from Ingleborough to Chapel le dale, a walker (f, 68) tripped on an undulation in the grassy path, hearing a snap and feeling serious pain in her left ankle. Fortunately, a passing caving instructor was a member of a neighbouring rescue team and was able to shelter the patient and make her comfortable before a small CRO team arrived. Having administered some pain relief and splinted the…

INCIDENT 40/2019 – May 29th. Wed. 15.09hrs – Near Gaping Gill Hole, Ingleborough, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

The caving club operating the winch into Gaping Gill called North Yorkshire Police to ask for assistance with a member (m, 46) experiencing an irregular and very rapid heartbeat, on the surface, near GG. A helicopter was requested, but as the North West Air Ambulance approached, the cloud and drizzle descended, making air evacuation too risky. CRO members, who had been standing by, drove team Land Rovers up the hill,…

INCIDENT 38/2019 – May 23rd Thu. 17.24hrs – Ellerbeck, Chapel le Dale, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Incident

A lamb was reported to be stranded, 3m down into a narrow fissure in surface rock, near Ellerbeck. Two team members attended and had little difficulty in rescuing the sheep, which the farmer took to a farm building to aid its recovery. Volunteer hours: 3 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon