Alert only – Aug. 29th Wed. 20.47hrs – Waterfalls walk, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A family visiting the waterfalls walk reported themselves lost in woodland. The CRO Duty Controller was able to contact the family on their mobile phone and established that they had found their way to Ingleton and were being directed to the waterfalls car park by a passerby. Volunteer hours: 0.5 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert only – Aug. 11th Sat. 21.49hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A caller contacted North Yorkshire Police to ‘express concern’ for 2 male walkers she had seen some 2 and a half hours earlier on Ingleborough, because they looked as though they were ‘struggling and not well equipped’. Given the time elapsed, and the fact that ‘struggling and not well equipped’ could equally apply to probably 50% of those who attempt the Yorshire 3 Peaks Challenge each year, the Duty Controller…

Alert only – July 8th Sun. 23.11hrs – 3 Peaks Walk, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A caller was concerned when two walkers didn’t return at the scheduled time from attempting the 3 Yorkshire Peaks walk. The last contact with the walkers said they were ‘lost’ and at least 2 hours from their car. Initial attempts to locate the walkers using the ‘Phonefind’ facility did not work, so a team member set off for Horton in Ribblesdale (the usual starting point for the 3 Peaks walk)…

Alert only – May 23rd Wed. 15.05 Cove Top, Malham, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Having dealt with incidents 25 and 26, whilst team members were sorting equipment in the visitor centre car park, the duty controller was approached by 2 walkers seeking advice. A friend had slipped and injured their ankle whilst walking on the cove top! Advice was given, and friends who had remained with the casualty started to walk them to the road. Team members proceeded up Cove Road to lend assistance…