Alert only – Jun 22nd Sat. 03.11hrs – Malhamdale / Littondale, North Yorkshire – Alert only

CRO received a request to assist North Yorkshire Police in the search for a high risk missing person whose car was thought to have been found, empty, in Littondale. This is in the area covered by Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association, so the request was passed over to them. However, the location was then changed to Malhamdale, so the request was passed back. NYP found the misper, fast asleep in…

INCIDENT 19/2019 – Apr. 18th. Thu. 14.20hrs – Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for a high risk missing person, who it was believed may have headed into the local hills. Two team members went to liaise with the police officer on scene, whilst others went to collect a team vehicle. Just as the vehicle was leaving our Depot, and before a  callout to the full team was sent out, police…

Incident 49/2018 – Aug. 4th Sat 21.30 Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue?

A visitor reported her elderly parents missing on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. Unable to call her back and with the ‘mispers’ having no phone, the duty controller (resident in Ingleton) popped out to look for them. Just as a CRO colleague was checking that the Police had no more specific information, the duty controller found the couple at the entrance to the Trail’s main car park. Very soon, their daughter…

Incident 35/2018 – Jun. 4th Mon 05.32 Lost John’s System, Leck, Lancashire – Cave Rescue

Two cavers were reported to be more than five hours overdue from a through trip between Lost John’s and Notts 2, which they had estimated would take four hours (20.00 Sunday to 00.00 Monday). CRO members began searching in the two pots referred to, being joined by people on CRO’s ‘cavers’ list* and members of UWFRA to investigate other holes on that part of Leck Fell. Eventually, the ‘mispers’ were…