INCIDENT 20/2022 – APRIL 3rd Sun 15.56 Simpson’s Pot, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Cave Incident

A group of two adults and six teenagers was reported overdue on a ‘pull-through’ trip from Simpson’s Pot to Valley Entrance in West Kingsdale. As team members were responding, news was received that they had just emerged, ‘safe and well’, so all stood down. Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 05/2022 – JANUARY 30th SUN. 20.30 PETERSON POT / PIPPIKIN POT, LECK, LANCASHIRE – CAVE INCIDENT

Three cavers (m,22; f,21; m,21) were reported overdue on a Peterson Pot to Pippikin Pot through trip (with Mistral Hole as an alternative early exit, if short of time). Having sent a PhoneFind text and confirmed that their car was at Bull Pot Farm, the Duty Controller organised a rapid surface search, in case the party had exited and was lost on the wild and wet way back to Bull Pot…

INCIDENT 84/2021 – NOVEMBER 8th MON. (called at 16.00 Sunday) OGOF FFYNNON DDU, POWYS, WALES – CAVE INCIDENT

A caver (m, 38) fell about 8m, sustaining multiple injuries in the cave complex of Ogof Ffynnon Ddu, near Penwyllt, at the head of the Swansea Valley, South Wales, at lunchtime on Saturday. South & Mid-Wales Cave Rescue Team, realising the potential scale of rescue required, immediately called in Gloucestershire Cave Rescue Group, then over the next thirty hours, gradually called in cave rescue teams from further North. CRO and…

INCIDENT 59/2021 – AUGUST 6th FRI. 17.14 – WHITE SCAR CAVE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – CAVE INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 20) slipped at the far end of White Scar Cave, sustaining a lower leg injury.  Show cave staff assessed and treated the casualty’s injured leg and moved her to within 300m of the cave entrance. However, the profile of the passage was such that they were unable to complete the evacuation.  CRO members splinted the casualty’s leg, lifted her onto a wheeled Titan confined-space stretcher and brought…