Incident 37/2016 – May 24th Tue. 12.03 – ‘Little Gordale’, Janet’s Foss, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,88) slipped or stumbled on the path through the wood, 100m below Janet’s Foss. In doing so, he grabbed his daughter (59) for support and they both fell. He sustained a hip injury and she a knee injury. Both had their injuries immobilised before being carried by stretcher to road ambulances near Gordale Bridge. An air ambulance also attended. Thanks to the lads of the Army Foundation College,…

Incident 34/2016 – May 14th Sat. 17.57 – Swinetail, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A Three Peaks walker (f,18) stumbled / slipped while ascending the hill, sustaining a suspected ankle fracture. When she had been given pain relief and the leg had been splinted, she was carried down the steep path, then to a CRO vehicle for transport to a road ambulance, waiting in Chapel le dale. Volunteer hours: 57 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon