Incident 16/2016 – April 3rd Sun. 15:07 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a visitor (m,66) suffering chest pains at the base of the cove. On arrival, the air ambulance and road crew were in attendance. Team members carried the casualty on a stretcher to the air ambulance, which then conveyed the casualty to the National Park car park, where team members again transferred the casualty to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 20 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 14/2016 – Mar. 20th Sun. 17:23 – Pen-y-ghent/Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,39) descending from Pen-y-ghent, missed the footpath to Brackenbottom, and continued south towards Stainforth. Having called for help, she was contacted by the duty Controller, who was able to guide her down to the B6479 at Stainforth. From there, a local team member conveyed her back to Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 1 hour 40 minutes. TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 11/2016 – Mar. 12th Sat. 12:15 – Crina track, Ingleborough – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a walker (f,20) collapsed and becoming hypothermic, approaching Ingleborough summit. On reaching the casualty, two of the team’s casualty carers administered first aid and began warming the casualty, whilst other team members prepared for a stretcher carry. The casualty was then stretchered down towards Crina Bottom Farm to drop below the cloud base, so she could be airlifted…

Incident 08/2016 – February 20th Sat. 14.42. – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 57) walking from Ingleborough to Park Fell, in low cloud and strong winds, lost her map and called for help. She was able to give a grid reference, from her mobile phone, but was otherwise ‘lost’. A small group of CRO members walked up to her and guided her to safety. Volunteer hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon