INCIDENT 10/2021 – Apr. 5th Mon. 15.13 – Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

YAS called CRO following a report that a child (m, 8) had a leg injury and was on the ‘side of a cliff, waterfall at bottom, halfway up on rocky verge, stuck unable to get down, equivalent of 4 floors up’.  With other members on stand-by and a report that someone was trying to help, a controller went to assess the situation before calling local team members. He found that…

INCIDENT 08/2021 – Apr. 3rd Sat. 16.52 – Fell Close, Chapel le Dale, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 23) sustained an ankle injury on rough and boggy terrain, so that she was unable to put weight on her injured leg. A companion rang the Police for help and CRO team members responded. After assessment by a team doctor, the patient was stretchered to the road-head and transferred to a friend’s car for the journey to hospital. Volunteer hours: 34 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 06/2021 – Mar. 31st Wed. 15.57 – Gordale Scar, Malham, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 69) was reported to have hit his head on a rock, near the waterfall at Gordale Scar. Members were called out, but then stood down when YAS advised that their Rapid Response paramedic had assessed the patient and was walking him gently back to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 10   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 02/2021 – Jan. 15th Fri. 16.40 – Whernside summit, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (m, 24) called for help, saying he was stranded on the summit of Whernside, couldn’t find his way off and couldn’t breathe, because of his asthma. A small group of CRO members set off on foot and a controller telephoned the ‘casualty’, several times. The only responses tailed off incoherently, so an enquiry was made for an air ambulance.  Although the weather was clear on Whernside, the appropriate…