Incident 85/2016 – Oct. 16th Sun. 11.50 – Thwaite Lane, Austwick / Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A member of a practice expedition group (f,15) with Type 1 diabetes, fainted while walking along the lane. CRO members collected her and brought her back to Clapham, tired and cold, with fluctuating blood-sugar levels. Once stable and after a medical consultation, she was taken home by one of the group’s supervisors. Volunteer hours: 3 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 84/2016 – Oct. 6th Thu. 16.04 – Path near Cawden Flats Barn, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A school student (f,13) with a medical condition fainted while walking between Malham Cove and Gordale Bridge. When CRO arrived, Yorkshire Ambulance Service personnel were walking her gently to the road ambulance, to be taken to hospital for a check-up.  After taking some other students back to the village, CRO stood down, .  An air ambulance also attended, but was not used. Volunteer hours: 7 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 83/2016 – Oct. 2nd Sun. 14.17 – Near Upper Long Churn Cave, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Rescue.

No sooner had CRO members cleared up after the helicopter practice than a would-be caver (f, 21) was reported to have dislocated a knee in a slip just beyond the stile leading to the upper entrance to the Long Churn Caves. Her companion had re-located the joint, but she was unable to weight-bear and was in extreme pain. CRO members immobilised the leg and carried her by stretcher, then Land…

Incident 82/2016 – Sep. 26th Mon. 22.18 – Helbeck, Cumbria (North of Brough) – Mountain Rescue.

A beater on a grouse shoot had been reported missing (and not dressed for the conditions), early on Monday evening, having last been seen two hours previously. After several hours of searching, Kirkby Stephen MRT called in extra help from search and rescue teams belonging to the North Pennines Search and Rescue Co–ordinating Group (of which CRO is a member), Lake District Mountain Rescue Association and the North East Search…