INCIDENT 84/2023 OCT. 15th SUN. 11.43 PECCA BRIDGE, THORNTON IN LONSDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 80) was reported to have collapsed near Pecca Bridge on the outward leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. The team responded, as did the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. After assessment by the team’s doctor and being given sugary sweets, the casualty was stretchered up to a team Land Rover (The helicopter had been called away to a higher priority incident.). After a further check-up, he was driven to…

ALERT only. OCTOBER 2nd MON. 16.33 hrs. INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 10 OF 2023

A well-intentioned walker expressed the concern of several visitors that an ‘elderly’ couple were struggling on the return leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail and believed that one of the pair may have had a fall, already. When the CRO duty controller asked team members to show their availability for a local search, one gave a description of two people he had seen returning to their car and driving away.…

ALERT only. OCTOBER 1st SUN. 07.35 hrs. SETTLE AREA, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 9 OF 2023

NYP asked for CRO’s advice and technical assistance in locating two relatively inexperienced campers (m, 18) in the Settle area. They had phoned a parent at 01.32 to say that they were very cold and could they be picked up in Settle? At 03.00, the parent had arrived in Settle but had been unable to find or phone them. The CRO duty controller was alerted at 07.35 and, after making…

ALERT only. SEPTEMBER 18th MON. 17.02 hrs. INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 8 OF 2023

A long-distance caller reported that her partner — a 40-year old, competent, experienced and well-equipped fell-walker — having walked over Whernside, had phoned from Ingleborough to say that the weather was such that he was abandoning his Three Peaks walk and returning to his car at Ribblehead. She had heard nothing more and had been unable to contact him in the past six hours. With the team on stand-by, the…