Incident 71/2016 – Sep. 3rd Sat. 21.07 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Concern was expressed for two Three Peaks walkers (f, f, ‘mid twenties’) descending to Sulber Nick, one in trainers and with a twisted knee. Their car was found still to be in Horton car park, so a call-out was initiated. As a CRO vehicle was on its way from Clapham to Sulber Cross-roads with two small search groups a third group, preparing to walk up from Horton, found that the…

Incident 69/2016 – Aug. 27th Sat. 15.55 – Malham Moor, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

While the Ingleton incident was on-going, a walker (f, 59), on the Pennine Way south of Water Sinks, was reported to be collapsed, unconscious and having CPR administered. A small group of CRO members, who were with the team’s display trailer at Malham Show, arrived on scene very soon after the air ambulance and road ambulance. Sadly, resuscitation was unsuccessful. Once Police approval had been received, the deceased was carried…

Incident 68/2016 – Aug. 27th Sat. 15.18 – Storrs Common, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f, 54) on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail tripped and fell, injuring an ankle. As it would not bear any weight, she was carried by stretcher to the road-head and, in the absence of an ambulance, assisted into the family car to be taken to hospital. Volunteer hours: 13 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 67/2016 – Aug. 26th Fri. 22.54 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Four adult walkers (m) reported themselves lost on the descent from Ingleborough attempting to reach Horton in Ribblesdale. Whilst speaking to them, their mobile phone ran out of battery, before their exact location could be ascertained. As a search was being organised of the eastern flank of Ingleborough, a further call was received from the Gaping Gill Winchmeet to say that the four walkers had arrived at their location. Whilst…