Incident 5/2017 – Jan 14th Sat. 16.04 – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Before the previous incident was quite concluded, there was a call to go to a walker (f,32) who had suffered a knee-cap dislocation ’15 minutes from the trig point’ on the main path down from Pen y ghent towards Horton in Ribblesdale. While the team was re-organising and en route, a (different) former CRO controller, out for a walk, happened by. He provided spare clothing and encouraged the group to…

Incident 4/2017 – Jan 14th Sat. 13.51 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A CRO member (former Chairman and controller), out for a walk, reported that a walker (m,12) had sustained an ankle injury, 50m from the summit of Ingleborough, on the path towards Ingleton. He used his own emergency equipment to keep the boy warm until help arrived. Team members carried him to a Yorkshire Air Ambulance – requested because of the patient’s cold condition and the time a stretcher evacuation would…

Incident 96/2016 – Dec. 10th Sat. 17.08 – Cam Pasture, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m, 31), who had set off from Horton in Ribblesdale at 12.40, to walk the northern end of the Ribble Way, reported himself lost and benighted in low cloud near Cam Houses. A CRO Land Rover was able to drive to within easy walking distance of him, despite the complexity of recent timber extraction routes in Cam Woodlands. Cold, but otherwise unharmed, he was returned to Horton. Volunteer…

Incident 94/2016 – Nov. 26th Sat. 23.11 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

North Yorkshire Police requested assistance in recovering a deceased casualty (m,20) from the foot of Malham Cove. He was carried to a team Land Rover for transport down to the village. A small-scale search at the top of the Cove produced his possessions which were handed over to the Police. FATAL Volunteer hours: 42 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon