INCIDENT 57/2021 – AUGUST 2nd MON. 17.54 – NEAR SNOW FALLS, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 40) fell on the return leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, sustaining leg and head injuries. When the ambulance crew members were unable to find her, YAS called the CRO Duty Controller. Team members soon found the casualty, assessed her, provided pain relief and carried her by stretcher to the YAS road ambulance for the hand-over. Volunteer hours: 33   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 56/2021 – AUGUST 1st SUN. 20.48 – FELL CLOSE, INGLEBOROUGH, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Two walkers (f, f), one with an ankle injury so she could only hobble, reported themselves ‘lost, in a field with sheep’, although they could see the railway and both roads to Ribblehead. A small group of team members was able to drive almost to the walkers in a team Land Rover, assist them to it, then return them to their car in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: t.b.c.  …

INCIDENT 55/2021 – AUGUST 1st SUN. 16.08 – SNOW FALLS, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 17) was reported to have fallen and twisted her ankle on the return leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, between Baxenghyll Gorge and Snow Falls. Team members carried her to the family’s car and gave her into the care of her parents. Volunteer hours: 21   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 54/2021 – JULY 31st SAT. 13.03 – APPROACHING SUMMIT OF WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported to have dislocated a knee high up on Whernside.  As members were assembling near the Blea Moor aqueduct, the air ambulance was able to land close to the casualty and effect his rescue with assistance only from other walkers already on site.  Team members stood down. Volunteer hours: 27   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon