Incident 41/2016 – Jun 9th Thu. 17.21 – Three Peaks walk, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were contacted by the Police, after the organisers of a charity walk expressed concern for 2 inexperienced walkers attempting the 3 peaks walk as part of an organised fundraising event, last seen on Pen y Ghent at 10.30. Our duty controller quickly established that the 2 walkers (male 19 & 25) had no waterproofs, food, drink, map or compass with them – just the clothes they started the…

Incident 38/2016 – May 25th Wed. 14.48 – Swinetail, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,50) dislocated his left kneecap, high up on Ingleborough. CRO members immobilised the leg, gave him pain relief and put him onto a stretcher. He was carried and ‘sledged’ down to a CRO Land Rover, driven to the road-head and transferred to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service road ambulance, waiting in Chapel-le-dale. Volunteer hours: 70 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 37/2016 – May 24th Tue. 12.03 – ‘Little Gordale’, Janet’s Foss, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,88) slipped or stumbled on the path through the wood, 100m below Janet’s Foss. In doing so, he grabbed his daughter (59) for support and they both fell. He sustained a hip injury and she a knee injury. Both had their injuries immobilised before being carried by stretcher to road ambulances near Gordale Bridge. An air ambulance also attended. Thanks to the lads of the Army Foundation College,…