INCIDENT 17/2020 – May. 8th. Fri. 15.12hrs – North of Bruntscar, Chapel le Dale, Mountain Incident

The team were tasked by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (M,+/-29) suffering from a leg injury struggling to walk ‘somewhere just north of Bruntscar’. Despite having a good phone signal (according to the walker when he made the call), the duty controller was unable to make contact with him to establish his precise location. To minimise risk to team members, a single team member responded to try and identify…

INCIDENT 10/2020 – Feb. 25th. Tue. 14.38hrs – Off Whitestone Lane, Austwick – Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for assistance when a walker (m, 52) took a fall at a stile just off Whitestone Lane, Crummackdale, sustaining an arm injury. As members were responding, a further message was received, stating that the ambulance crew was with the patient and the team was not required. Volunteer hours: 7.   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 7/2020 – Jan. 30th. Thu. 17.01hrs – Simon Fell, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

Two walkers (m,51; f, ) reported themselves lost, benighted, wet and cold, in cloud, on Ingleborough. With no response to the Phonefind app and their phone seeming always to be engaged, it was a while before their position could be confirmed. Team members met in Chapel le dale and a ‘hasty party’ climbed the steep slope to the edge of Simon Fell, provided extra insulation and escorted the walkers down…

INCIDENT 6/2020 – Jan. 23rd. Thu. 19.12hrs – Black Dub Moss, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (m,30; m,30) reported themselves ‘in a field and completely lost’, as well as ‘surrounded by swamp up to their knees’, between Birkwith and Pen y ghent. The Phonefind app, used by the duty controller, indicated that the missing pair were on the edge of Black Dub Moss. Groups of team members approached from Birkwith and Horton Scar Lane, soon locating the mispers, then guiding them to…