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 09/2016 – February 20th Sat. 18.27 – ‘It’s a cracker!’, Leck Fell, Lancashire – Cave Rescue

Three cavers (m,19; m,21; f,21) were left underground on a Boxhead Pot to It’s a cracker! exchange trip when they missed their way and were inadvertently overtaken by the de-rigging party. Those returning to the surface were adamant that everyone was out, so a fell search was begun. A CRO party also went underground and found the missing people, cold but otherwise unharmed. A Maritime & Coastguard Agency helicopter set…

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