Incident 19/2016 – April 11th Mon. 19.03 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two walkers (f, 30,32) reported themselves lost coming off Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale.  Contact with them by mobile phone established that they were descending into Chapel le Dale from Park Fell. They were eventually met at the Hill Inn. Shortly after picking up the two walkers, and as the team vehicle was making its way towards Horton, a police officer flagged the vehicle down, and asked us to transport…

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…