Incident 57/2016 – Jul. 26th Tue. 14.41 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (m79) slipped and fell over whilst descending the summit ridge of Whernside. He sustained minor cuts to his head, a rib injury and grazing to his knee. He was cared for by CRO members and carried by stretcher down to Bruntscar for tranfer in a CRO Landrover to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service team at the road head. Volunteer hours 39 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 53/2016 – Jul. 16th Sat. 21.38 – Near Snow Falls, Ingleton Waterfalls Walk, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f,25) slipped on a rock or step, at about 20.30, sustaining a suspected fracture of the right ankle, which she had injured once before. Her companion had no phone and tried running both down and back up the path looking for assistance for an hour, before finding a house with a phone. After giving pain relief and splinting the leg, CRO members carried the patient (By now it…

Incident 49/2016 – Jul 10th Sun. 18.50 – Sulber Nick, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A Three Peaks walker (f,50) slipped on wet limestone, injuring a knee, so that she could not continue. CRO responded, but thanks to the lack of mobile signal, her exact position could not be confirmed. However, a passing walker was able to assist with that and the ‘casualty’ was stretchered to a CRO vehicle and driven to a roadside RV with a road ambulance, near Selside. Volunteer hours: t.b.c.. TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon